Smoothing skin textures


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Smoothing skin textures

In this movie, I'll show you how to further even out the skin coloring and texture, using a filter called gaussian blur. Now what we need to do is create yet another layer by selecting this retouch layer, and pressing Control Alt J, or Command Option J on the Mac, and then I'll name the layer Blur, and click OK. And now let's go ahead and blur the image by going up to the Filter menu, choosing Blur, and then choosing the Gaussian Blur command. For this image, a radius of twenty pixels works well, but if you're working with a higher resolution image, then you may want to increase that value.

Basically, you want to see absolutely smooth contouring inside the image. Of course we're losing detail at this point, but we're going to bring it back in the following steps. So once you arrive at a radius value, it gives you an effect that resembles the one you see in the video. Then click OK to apply the filter. Now notice I've got my rectangular marquee tool selected, which means I c...

Smoothing skin textures
Video duration: 5m 57s 7h 45m Beginner Updated Sep 17, 2014

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Smoothing skin textures provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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