Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Thinning the waist and legs, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In this movie we will be working on the file shape.tif.…Go ahead and open that one up in Photoshop.…This image comes to us by a way of one of my colleagues Christy.…Christy, thanks a ton for usage of this particular image.…I've some notes here which say that what I want to do is I want to thin out the hips and the legs here.…Now, this actually was a pretty high-end fashion shoot,…but it is just the way that this particular image was captured and the garment that doesnt look great.…So what we want to do is improve this.…So we want to take some of the width out there.…How can we do that?…we are going to click on her background layer, grab the Lasso tool and make a selection.…
In this case, I'm going to make a selection up here on the top part of the shoulder and I'm going to go down…and go into the area that I want to work on, which is this part of the leg here, make my way around in the background.…Now, that I've a nice selection, I'm going to copy that to a new layer, Command + J on the Mac, Ctrl + J on a PC.…
Those wishing to see these skills applied in greater detail may also enjoy Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Techniques.
- Strategizing a retouching workflow
- Correcting color and tone
- Cleaning up images in Camera Raw
- Removing distractions
- Enhancing structure and symmetry
- Reducing and removing wrinkles
- Sculpting facial features and body parts
- Whitening and brightening teeth
- Changing eyes
- Smoothing skin
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Retouching Roadmap
2. Correcting Color and Tone
3. Cleaning Up Images in Camera Raw
4. Cleaning Up Images in Photoshop
5. Structural Image Enhancements
6. Reducing and Removing Wrinkles
7. Enhancing Eyes
8. Enhancing Eyelashes and Eyebrows
9. Improving Hair
10. Improving Faces and Bodies
11. Fixing Teeth
12. Improving Makeup
13. Enhancing Skin
14. Softening Skin
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