Join Timothy Sexton for an in-depth discussion in this video Making hair manageable with the Clone Stamp tool, part of Photoshop Retouching Techniques: Fashion Editorial.
Our hair is the one thing we all consistently know what we would like to look like.…We know when it's working, and we always know when it's not working.…You don't need to be vain to know when your hair looks good.…Keeping the idea of knowing what you want your hair to look like can make retouching…hair simple and go quicker than you can imagine. Whether it's an ad job for a company like…Pantene or an editorial shot like this one,…having a clear visualization before you start makes the process of taming wild hair easy.…We're just going to just kind of zoom in on here, and we're going to start taking away…some of these crosshairs, and I do that with a clone stamp, which I drop the mode to Darken,…and I drop the Opacity to 80%, and that's a formula that I use all the time when I start retouching hair.…
I will change it and vary the opacity and go back to normal at different parts.…The idea of having this set to an opacity and having it on darken mode is to more sort…of tone back those strands of hair and not fully get rid of them, and we do that because…
- Setting up your workspace
- Making hair manageable with the Clone Stamp tool
- Using Liquify to shape hair
- Smoothing wrinkles on fabric
- Elongating the model with layers