Photoshopping People: Intro to Portrait Retouching

Marshall Rimmer, Filmmaker

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9 Lessons (1h 10m)
    • 1. Welcome to the Class

      0:50
    • 2. Process the Raw Image

      7:52
    • 3. Correct the Color with Adjustment Layers

      8:52
    • 4. Sharpen the Image with Layer Masks

      7:27
    • 5. Smooth the Skin with Frequency Separation

      13:02
    • 6. Clean the Teeth with Opacity Tools

      4:17
    • 7. Shine the Eyes with the Sponge Tool

      7:44
    • 8. Brush the Hair with Liquify

      7:15
    • 9. Stylize the Picture with Color Balance

      12:26

Project Description

Retouch a portrait picture of you or a friend. It coule be a professional headshot or it could simply be a picture you would post to Instagram. Make sure the picture contains someone smiling with their eyes open. Feel free to take a highly stylized picture or something more classic.

Upload a 1200x800px version when you are done and share it with the world!

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