Selecting skin tones and faces


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Selecting skin tones and faces

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...

Selecting skin tones and faces
Video duration: 5m 11s 3h 20m Appropriate for all Updated Jan 15, 2013

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Selecting skin tones and faces provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 New Features

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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