Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Smoothing the skin, part of Photoshop CS5: Fashion Retouching Projects.
Here, I want to explore how we can work on smoothing out the skin a little bit.…Now, one of the things that we need to do before we really get to skin is we…need to finish up our cleanup work.…Now, we've done quite a bit of cleanup work, yet I'm noticing that there are…maybe a couple other areas we might want to hit.…A lot of times what you'll do is once you do your cleanup work, you'll create…one more layer and you'll say hey, you like this little shadow over here?…I want to get rid of it.…I grab the Healing Brush here.…Make my brush a little bit bigger by pressing the Right Bracket key, then…Option+Click or Alt+Click, and then just start to remove that little area.…
Now, the point isn't that this little area really needs it that dramatically or…that drastically, but that sometimes there are these last-minute adjustments.…Well, you want to make all of those last- minute adjustments, everything that you…think needs to be taken care of, and then what I find is helpful to do is to…merge everything to top, then to flatten it down. Because really having this…
- Changing clothing drape or shape
- Modifying the background
- Working with shadows and highlights
- Improving color
- Adding blur
- Cleaning up flyaway hairs
- High pass sharpening
- Adjusting eyes and eyebrows
- Reducing shadows around the eyes
- Making creative adjustments with color
- Removing wrinkles and smoothing skin texture
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Portrait Retouchingwith Chris Orwig11h 2m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projectswith Chris Orwig6h 9m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositingwith Chris Orwig4h 41m Intermediate
1. Simple Fashion Project
2. Cleanup Fashion Project
Fixing details and wrinkles5m 31s
3. Desert Fashion Project
4. Commercial Fashion Project
5. Vintage Fashion Project
6. Natural Beauty Project
7. Fashion Beauty Project
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