Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Removing flyaway hairs over a background, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In the previous movie we were working on the file jamie_nelson.psd.…We are going to be working on that one in this movie as well, so go ahead and open it up.…I already have it open in Photoshop, so I'm going to go ahead and jump over there, zoom in a little bit.…Alright, now that I zoom in, I see that I've these flyaway hairs on top of this really complicated background.…Well, how the heck are we are going to fix that?…Alright, what we are going to do is, zoom in.…One of the things we noticed we have problem with our background.…We are going to fix the problem in the background, see these blemishes right here and while we fix those,…youre actually going to learn how we are going to fix the flyaways as well.…
This is really cool.…First things first.…let's merge everything to a new layer, on a Mac Shift+Option Command+E, on a PC, Shift+Alt Ctrl+E, name this layer merged.…Next, we are going to be make a selection of the background, select the Marquee Tool by pressing M on your keyboard,…and then make a selection of this background, press Command+J on a Mac, Ctrl+J on a PC.…
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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