Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Patching a gap in hair, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In the next couple of movies we will be working on hair gap and tone.…Go and double click that to open it in Photoshop and press F to go to Full Screen view mode and then zoom in a little bit.…We have this nice image.…One thing that I think will be great to fix up would be the hair.…We have a little bit of a gap in the hair.…Now, this happens quite often when you are photographing people.…How could we fix it?…What we can do here is I'm going to zoom out a little bit, so I can see what I've.…Grab the Lasso tool and make a rough Lasso selection of this portion of hair here, real rough selection.…
Next let's copy that to new layer.…Select the Layer; New, Layer via Copy.…Alright I copied it to new layer, then lets move this over, so that we have the sitting on top of that gap there zoom…in a little bit, so we can see how we are doing.…Alright, well so far so good we have a little bit of problems with our edges, but that's not that bigger deal.…We will click on the Mask icon, grab our paint brush by pressing the B key and then choose black in the color picker.…
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 36m 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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