Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Project 2 pt. 2: Improving color and tone, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
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In the previous movie we worked on this file jenny_kim.tif.…We are going to be working on that one in this movie as well.…Go ahead and open that up if you don't have it open already.…let's take a look at what we have done, some basic retouching, we are now ready to do some color and tone.…Alright. Click on the adjustment layer icon and choose Curves.…let's do a good old fashioned S curve, we will bright enough the image a little bit.…We will also add some contrast here by darkening or black.…So let's look at our before and after, nice.…It makes a color snap just a little bit and click OK.…
Next thing that I want to do is click on the Adjustment Layer and choose Curves once again…and I'm going to brighten up the image overall.…Now, I'm going to use this adjustment layer to paint in some areas of light.…Click OK it brighten up parts of the image that I don't want to have bright.…So I need to have Invert my mask on a Mac press Command+I, on the PC Ctrl+I.…Now, select your Brush Tool and take your Opacity way down, somewhere say about 30%.…
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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