Join Timothy Sexton for an in-depth discussion in this video Opening shadows for detail, part of Photoshop Retouching Techniques: Skin.
We're going to use the masks now to open some…select areas for detail, such as this blouse and skirt.…So let's go ahead and open this up.…And they live right here in this non skin. First let's open up this top.…So let's get a curve, Option+Cmd+m and hit OK.…And let's kind of zoom in a bit, not too far, just enough that we can…get a good sense of how it's opening up with keeping an eye on the overall.…And what we're going to do…is, I want to pop these sequins out a bit more,…which is going to give us some really nice detail on this shot.…
So I'm going to lift up somewhere right in…here between the quarter tone and the mid tone,…and we're just going to lightly lift that up, just…really kind of crank it and see what's happening.…Zoom out, Cmd+0.…And let's just lift it up more. And…I think we could really, really crank this in.…It sort of goes in line with the light that's falling on her arms right there.…So yeah, big, big move on that.…And now, let's come back a little bit to add…some contrast by clicking down here in this three-quarter tone area.…
- Choosing your tools
- Eliminating facial hair
- Reducing blemishes
- Working with beauty skin
- Identifying what to remove
- Enhancing facial structure with Liquefy
- Correcting "dirty" areas, aka gray spots
- Restoring lost or missing texture
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Beauty Skin
2. Achieving a Clean, Natural Feel
3. Male-Specific Considerations
4. Color Balancing
5. Common Skin Issues
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