Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Lightening dark roots, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In the next couple of movies we will be working on this file it is titled hair_ fix_2.…In the first movie we are going to work on root, how can we work on those root colors.…We have this nice blonde hair, yet those roots are just too dark how can I brighten those up?…How can I bring more color to that area of the image?…In the next movie what we will be doing is working on this hair gap, how can we patch or fill in that hair gap.…it is a two stage process first roots, second hair gap.…let's go and open this file up and then press F to go to Full Screen view mode and then zoom in a little bit on the image.…
Well now that have this image open we are zoomed in on it, we notice that yes,…we do definitely need to do some work with these hair roots here.…How can we do that?…Well first things first, I want to create a new layer and I want to create a new layer by way of short cut…so that I can name the layer while I'm creating it.…Alright the short cut on the Mac is Shift+Command+N on a PC its Shift+Ctrl+N.…
Those wishing to see these skills applied in greater detail may also enjoy Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Techniques.
- Strategizing a retouching workflow
- Correcting color and tone
- Cleaning up images in Camera Raw
- Removing distractions
- Enhancing structure and symmetry
- Reducing and removing wrinkles
- Sculpting facial features and body parts
- Whitening and brightening teeth
- Changing eyes
- Smoothing skin
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Retouching Roadmap
2. Correcting Color and Tone
3. Cleaning Up Images in Camera Raw
4. Cleaning Up Images in Photoshop
5. Structural Image Enhancements
6. Reducing and Removing Wrinkles
7. Enhancing Eyes
8. Enhancing Eyelashes and Eyebrows
9. Improving Hair
10. Improving Faces and Bodies
11. Fixing Teeth
12. Improving Makeup
13. Enhancing Skin
14. Softening Skin
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