Advanced Studio Portrait Retouching in Photoshop | Marcin Mikus | Skillshare

Advanced Studio Portrait Retouching in Photoshop

Marcin Mikus, Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor

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16 Lessons (2h 27m)
    • 1. Introduction to The Course

    • 2. RAW COnversion in Camera Raw

    • 3. Healing Brush Tool

    • 4. Clone Stamp Tool

    • 5. Clean up - Full Process

    • 6. Remove Body Hair

    • 7. How to use Frequency Separation

    • 8. Dodge & Burn Retouching

    • 9. Saturation Shifts

    • 10. Additional Dodge & Burn

    • 11. Introduction to Light Adjustement Layers

    • 12. Creative Lights and Contrasts

    • 13. Adjustement Layers for Colors

    • 14. Color Grading

    • 15. Liquifying

    • 16. Final Adjustements


About This Class

When it comes to studio portraits, in most of the cases they're shoot under perfect conditions. In case of beauty portraits with polished make up, you could think of perfect portrait image.

But there is still a lot of work you can do to make person look their best! In this course I will take a RAW file and will walk you through complete retouching process starting from fundamentals such as raw conversion in Camera Raw. In this course you will get a chance to learn all of the most important steps you need to take in photoshop to get perfect beauty portrait! I will teach you how to clean up image in non-destructive way showing you differences between different retouching tools. You will learn Dodge & Burn retouching technique on advanced level as well as important tips on enhancing color and adjusting light!

This course is a key to being succeful photographer and retucher. As an industry professional I know how important is to retouch non-destructively, preserving natural texture while delivering image with highest quality standards to your client.

While you will learn every essential steps that will make you retouch like a professional, I will share with you some important insights on how to make your retouching more creative by working on lights and colors selectivelly using few different techniques.

Learn how to use the retouching tools, color grade your image and adjust contrasts to create beautiful beauty portraits that stands out from the crowd.

Course subjects:

  • RAW conversion
  • Introduction to retouching tools
  • Skin retouching
  • Eliminating facial hair
  • Cleaning background
  • Non-destructive Dodge & Burn retoching
  • Working with masks
  • Adjusting contrasts
  • Improving lighting
  • Introduction to color adjustements
  • Color grading
  • Liquifying body structure

Enjoy the course!