Join Timothy Sexton for an in-depth discussion in this video Watching for "breaks", part of Photoshop Retouching Techniques: Skin.
One of the more dreaded things to hear…from a client is that your image is breaking.…Breaking is a printing term that refers to…areas that do not have an even tonal range.…That means that there is an uneven ratio of tone in the pixels.…That the amount of color just drops off too suddenly creating a break.…You can check that by using your Eyedropper tool.…And bringing up the info palette.…So let's click on this eye right here to bring up our info.…And let's…go right over here and we're actually in the…Eyedropper tool box, we're going to pick this Color Sampler tool.…
Now zoom into an area that you suspect…of potentially breaking, of an uneven tonal range.…So let's zoom right in over here.…For the sake of this demonstration, we're going to just…turn off what we had done earlier with toning the skin.…And, I am just going to turn this layer on right…here, that I created to create more of a break.…Just to give a good demonstration of an area that you would have to fix.…So now what we're going to do is we're going to click right here.…
- Choosing your tools
- Eliminating facial hair
- Reducing blemishes
- Working with beauty skin
- Identifying what to remove
- Enhancing facial structure with Liquefy
- Correcting "dirty" areas, aka gray spots
- Restoring lost or missing texture
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Beauty Skin
2. Achieving a Clean, Natural Feel
3. Male-Specific Considerations
4. Color Balancing
5. Common Skin Issues
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