Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Project 2 pt. 1: Basic retouching, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In the next few movies we will be working on this file "jenny_kim.tif".…In this initial movie we are simply going to clean up this file then in the next movie we will work on the color and tone,…and then finally we will get to some skin softening techniques.…Alright we will here goes the clean up.…let's open up this image, Double click the Zoom tool and take it to 100%.…Create a new layer Shift+Command+N on a Mac, Shift+Ctrl+N…and on a PC name the layer Basic retouch and select the spot healing brush.…What we are going to do with the spot healing brush is make a nice small brush and we are simply going to click, click, click,…click away and remove all of the small blemishes on this image.…
I'm trying to make my brush about the size of the blemishes.…it is a good idea, when youre using the spot healing brush tool to use a pretty small brush size,…it gives you the ability to disguise the healing otherwise you can create repeating patterns.…Even if you don't really notice them, your eye will think, there's something a little bit odd,…
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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