Join Timothy Sexton for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting the overall color, part of Photoshop Retouching: Faces.
…When I start to set my overall color, I create an adjustment…curve right above my hue sat, and right below my contrast curve.…So, Option+Cmd+M to get a curve.…Let's hit Return.…And let's start bending these colors around, to…see what kind of a look we can set.…Let's go to this blue right here, and let's add some yellow into the image.…And let's Balance that off with adding a little bit of magenta…into there.…And then let's balance that off by pulling some cyan into it.…And the idea here is to create as rich…skin tones as possible, by building a really strong base.…
And what I mean by strong base is just an image with really strong rich tones.…You can create any kind of a look that you want.…You can really push the contrast on it.…You can,…you know, life blue up into the shadows.…You can, just really crank these lines, but.…By starting yourself off with a really strong…base there, you'll always ensure that you'll have a…rich looking image regardless of where you take it…with contrast, and where you take it with color.…
- Analyzing your portrait
- Setting the overall color
- Using masks to color correct
- Controlling blemishes
- Popping the eyes
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Facial Physiognomy
2. Setting the Look
3. Skin Retouching
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