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Learn Amazing Retouching Techniques in Photoshop

Learn the photo touch up techniques the pros use to retouch a portrait in this Photoshop photo retouching tutorial.

Topics: General Art
Cost: $35 Per Course


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Follow along withAaron Nace as he uses Photoshop for photo touch up. Learn the photo touch up techniques to remove blemishes and smooth skin, enhanceeyes, whiting teeth, sculpt the face with highlights and shadows, and add a bitstyle.This photo touch up course is spreadover 7 lectures with over 95 minutes of instruction. Download the source images so you can followalong step by step.Lecture 1:Learn all the basicsof Photoshop in this lecture. Gain anunderstanding of each of the tools that are going to be used and get a feel fornavigating around the interface. Learnsome retouching terminology so you can talk like a pro with this photoretouching tutorial!Lecture 2:Take care of all thebasics of phototouch up. Remove blemishes, soften wrinkles and banishstray hairs.In this section ofthe photoretouching tutorial, we cover the first and most important steps whenretouching an image. There are a lot of things that are necessary to prep animage, and doing things out of order will often lead to an unrefined image. Youwill learn how to mark up an image in order to highlight the necessary changes.You will also learn how to remove minor blemishes and when you should use theclone stamp tool over the healing brush tool.Lecture 3:Learn how to givesomeone entirely new skin! This lecturecovers how using a blur layer, high pass filter, painting and some othertechniques can be used to even out and smooth your model's skin. Apply the techniques subtly to let yourmodel's natural features show through, or take them to the extreme to createthe Barbie doll look.With the includedaction and special retouch brush, you will be able to make skin flawless in notime while maintaining skin texture. We teach you how to literally paint on anew face.Lecture 4:Gaining anunderstanding of how light and shadow define a face, and learn the photo touch up techniques needed toenhance and sculpt a face to make it really stand out and shine.We teach you oureasy to use method of dodging and burning to sculpt out details in a face andmake your subject really stand out. Most dodging and burning techniques requireadvanced knowledge of how highlights and shadows interact with your subject,but we cover a method that does all of that for you!Lecture 5:Details are a veryimportant part of a portrait, and spending the time to get them right can makea huge difference. In this photo retouching tutorial, we cover how to bring out detail in eyeswhile keeping them looking natural. We also pay close attention to the lips andshow you how to make them really shine. In the originalphoto the model's fingernail paint was cracking off, join us as we show you howto paint on entirely new fingernails!Lecture 6:Using a little bitof the Liqufy tool can go a long way in a portrait and we cover exactly what toenhance and what should stay untouched.Using a multi-stepmethod, we focus on different parts of the image at a time, making sure thateach one passes the test before moving on. The key here is not to over-dothings, often times subtle is better.Lecture 7:Enhance and finalizethe image as a whole using vignetting, color and cropping.You will also learnadvanced sharpening techniques that will bring the details of your images tolife!


  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Large Class
  • Instructor: Aaron Nace
  • Cost: $35 Per Course
  • Institution: Udemy
  • Topics: General Art

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