Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Makeup color enhancement with LAB, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In this movie, we will be working on the file jaime_nelson.psd,…this one comes to us from that Fashion Photographer Jaime Nelson in New York.…Thanks Jaime.…What we are going to do in this image is look at how we can use some advanced color techniques…to enhance the color of the makeup.…Go and open up this file in Photoshop.…Press F to go to Full Screen View Mode and zoom-in a little bit.…Alright, well, here we have the original image and this is the image after some…of the basic retouching and cleanup, before and after.…Now we are ready to begin to work on the face, in particular on the makeup.…
So let's zoom-in a little bit further here, so we can really see the makeup.…The first thing that we are going to do is copy our retouched layer.…So let's go ahead and click-and-drag that to that New Layer icon and let's name this new one color.…Next, we are going to navigate to our Image dropdown menu, choose Mode and go to Lab Color.…We don't want to merge the layers, so don't Merge.…Now we are in the Lab Color space.…
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
Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Techniqueswith Chris Orwig8h 35m Intermediate
Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3with Lee Varis3h 56m Intermediate
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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