How to Use Color Balance and Blend modes to improve the look of lips Photoshop: Retouching


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Using Color Balance and blending modes to improve the look of lips

Let's take a look at another technique which will allow us to enhance the color and tone of the lips in our portraits. And in this technique, we'll be using a Color Balance adjustment layer. We'll also be duplicating that, and changing its blending mode, and kind of combining two layers together in order to come up with some nice results. So with this portrait, let's zoom in on it a little bit, and the first thing that I want to do is I want to select the lips. One great way to make a quick selection is to use the Quick Mask mode. To do that, press that Q key.

That will then enter Quick Mask mode. You can also click on this icon here. Next, what you want to do is select your Brush tool, and then you're going to paint with black. So here, we'll choose black in our color picker. When you start to paint with black, what you'll see is this red overlay. This is showing you how you're starting to build up your selection. So I'll go ahead and just paint over the...

Using Color Balance and blending modes to improve the look of lips
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Using Color Balance and blending modes to improve the look of lips provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching

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