Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Selecting skin tones and faces, part of Photoshop CS6 New Features.
In this movie, I'm going to introduce you to a feature that allows you…to automatically isolate skin tones and offers the added advantage of face recognition.…I am looking at that filtered image that I created in the previous movie.…Let's say now that I want to limit the oil painting effect to just the midtones…and the highlights inside the model's face.…Well, because I'm working with a Smart Filter, I have a filter mask.…Currently the mask is completely white, meaning everything in the image…is getting filtered.…But now because it's easier to create the filter mask from scratch, I'm going to…right-click on the existing one and choose Delete Filter Mask.…
And next, I will go up to the Select menu and choose the Color Range command.…Now for those of you who aren't familiar with this command, it works a lot like…the Magic Wand tool except much better.…Use the command by Clicking and then Shift+Dragging inside the image to lift the…key colors for your selection, and then you can adjust the Fuzziness value to…
- Enabling auto recovery and background saving
- Filtering layers in the Layers panel
- Modifying multiple layers at once
- Applying layer effects to groups
- Working with the Content-Aware tools
- Redeveloping photos in Camera Raw 7
- Creating depth of field with the Blur Gallery
- Correcting wide-angle panoramas
- Filling and stroking shape layers
- Editing videos in the Timeline panel
- Previewing 3D shadows and reflections
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Q: This course was updated on 1/15/2013. What changed?
A: The course was revised to address the new Photoshop features and enhancements bundled with the Creative Cloud update released in December 2012. We added a second chapter to the course, detailing the new enhancements. We cover the Liquify and Blur Galleries, which now support Smart Objects; creating conditional actions; auto-naming merged layers; moving a point with the Pen tool on the fly; creating global default type styles; and copying CSS code from specialty layers. We also cover two improvements to the 3D package included with Photoshop Extended: enhanced 3D lighting with 32-bit color and the new default 3D image-based light. We also updated the exercise files with new files for Chapter 2 and added an introductory video to the beginning of Chapter 2 that outlines the improvements.
Photoshop CS6 New Features: Brusheswith John Derry1h 42m Intermediate
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
1. The New Features
2. New with The Creative Cloud
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