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Professional Dodge & Burn Retouching in Photoshop

Marcin Mikus, Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor

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27 Videos (4h 5m)
    • Course Promo

      1:36
    • Introduction to The Course

      5:25
    • About the Images

      2:36
    • Dodge & Burn Actions

      4:18
    • Introduction to Dodge & Burn

      8:10
    • Tablet vs Mouse

      5:12
    • Opacity vs Flow

      5:09
    • Brush

      7:00
    • Raw Conversion Part 1

      8:08
    • Raw Conversion Part 2

      5:35
    • Cleaning up the Image

      14:27
    • Introduction to Grey Layer Dodge & Burn

      10:39
    • Help Layer for Local Dodge & Burn

      4:51
    • Local Dodge & Burn on Grey Layer

      19:48
    • Grey Layer - Local Dodge & Burn Resume

      7:36
    • Grey Layer - Color Corrections

      14:33
    • Global Dodge & Burn on Grey Layer

      15:08
    • Global Dodge & Burn on Grey Layer Part 2

      8:23
    • Bost Eyes on Grey Layer

      5:47
    • Introduction to Curve Adjustment Layers Dodge & Burn

      9:22
    • Curves Adjustment Layer - Local Dodge & Burn

      12:04
    • Color Corrections for Dodging & Burning

      10:42
    • Curve Adjustment Layer - Global Dodge & Burn

      15:45
    • Eyes Dodge & Burn with Curves

      10:55
    • Final Corrections

      22:19
    • Additional Dodge & Burn Technique - Frequency Separation

      8:33
    • Thank You for Watching

      1:25

About This Class

In this 4 Hours Course, we will be having deep view into the most important retouching technique, Dodge and Burn. 

Dodging and Burning is the term that exist from the traditional Photography. Now, the basic idea behind Dodging and Burning is manipulating the level of the exposure to ''clean'' the skin as well as contour the object to give it more 3D perspective.

Possible You have heard about the Dodge and Burn. The idea behind dodging and burning isn't complicated, and it's widely used in these days photography. However in retouching we are bringing dodging and burning into another level. That was the main reason why this course was made.

Dodging and Burning is only one Non destructive technique used in Retouching. Learning this technique brings your skills to the new level of retouching, and allows you to achieve non destructive results You can see in Beauty Posters or Magazines.

In this course, we are going to work on the real examples step by step, just to make sure, students will not miss practical information about dodging and burning. 

To make sure even beginners could follow, in the first part of the course You can find basic information about Dodging and Burning. As well as we are going to take care about some useful information like Brush settings, or differences between mouse and tablet.

After all of the Basics You need to know we will start working on the real examples. You are going to learn both main Dodge and Burn techniques - Grey Layer as well as Curve Adjustment Layer Dodging and Burning.

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Marcin Mikus

Retoucher and Photoshop Instructor

I'm open minded and creative Photoshop Instructor and Retoucher. The area I'm interested in is photo retouching and photomanipulation. I believe that massive layers of imagination allows me to create interesting, nontrivial ideas.

I've been teaching Photoshop for the last few years. I spend almost every day with photoshop and in time I was able to gain more and more knowledge about right ways of teaching Photoshop. After few Years I felt it's the right time to come out with Premium Cou...

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