Photoshop Digital Retouching

A one day intermediate course on

Photoshop Digital Retouching

This course is aimed at those who are already comfortable with the basics of Photoshop and want to gain better control over the retouching of images, and in particular photos of people such as portrait shots.

The course is an intermediate level Photoshop course and covers techniques removing blemishes or pores and otherwise adjusting skin. You will learn how to whiten teeth, sharpen and recolour eyes, enhance eyebrows, remove wrinkles and select and alter hair. Additionally you will cover how to retouch lips, give more definition to features, reshape selected areas of the face, and recolour black and white photos.

By the end of the course you should be comfortable retouching a wide range of images and you will learn a number of tricks for drastically speeding up the retouching process, saving you significant time.

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The Photoshop Digital Retouching course is aimed at existing Photoshop users who are looking to improve their skills when it comes to retouching images, and in particular people.

Photoshop Digital Retouching

Working with Skin

  • Removing wrinkles
  • Removing spots
  • Softening skin, retaining texture
  • Using masks for selective changes
  • Reducing stubble
  • Sharpening portraits
  • Avoiding plastic looking skin

Working with Eyes

  • Adding more life to eyes
  • Brightening the whites
  • Changing eye colour
  • Reducing dark circles
  • Enhancing eye lashes
  • Sharpening eyes

Faces and Hair

  • Adding definition
  • Fixing gaps in hair
  • Changing hair colour
  • Hiding roots
  • Adding hair
  • Fixing lipstick
  • Whitening & Repairing teeth

Adjustments

  • Slimming arms and legs
  • Adjusting facial features, nose, ears, etc..
  • Fixing clothing issues
  • Sculpting the face
  • Warping, Liquify and other tools

Recolouring B/W images

  • Understanding Color
  • Image Mode
  • Selective Adjustments
  • Colorize

Recording and Reusing Methods

  • Actions Panel
  • Creating Actions
  • Loading Actions
  • Adjusting Actions

Hands on session

Finally you get to practice the techniques covered either on your own images or the examples provided with instructor support

The Photoshop Digital Retouching course is aimed at existing Photoshop users that are comfortable with the basics such as working with layers and creating selections

You will learn to

  • Soften skin without losing detail and texture
  • Remove wrinkles and blemishes
  • Enhance eyes, eyebrows and eyelashes
  • Selectively sharpen images
  • Select and alter hair, recolouring and adding highlights
  • Give definition to key areas
  • Whiten teeth and reduce yellowing
  • Reshape areas using various tools
  • Recolour black and white images
  • Working with Actions

Who should attend this course

This course is aimed at existing Photoshop users who are wanting to learn how to gain better control over the retouching of images.  It is suitable for those who have completed the Photoshop Getting Started course or have equivalent experience.

The Photoshop Digital Retouching course is aimed at existing Photoshop users who are looking to improve their skills when it comes to retouching images, and in particular people.

Photoshop Digital Retouching

Working with Skin

  • Removing wrinkles
  • Removing spots
  • Softening skin, retaining texture
  • Using masks for selective changes
  • Reducing stubble
  • Sharpening portraits
  • Avoiding plastic looking skin

Working with Eyes

  • Adding more life to eyes
  • Brightening the whites
  • Changing eye colour
  • Reducing dark circles
  • Enhancing eye lashes
  • Sharpening eyes

Faces and Hair

  • Adding definition
  • Fixing gaps in hair
  • Changing hair colour
  • Hiding roots
  • Adding hair
  • Fixing lipstick
  • Whitening & Repairing teeth

Adjustments

  • Slimming arms and legs
  • Adjusting facial features, nose, ears, etc..
  • Fixing clothing issues
  • Sculpting the face
  • Warping, Liquify and other tools

Recolouring B/W images

  • Understanding Color
  • Image Mode
  • Selective Adjustments
  • Colorize

Recording and Reusing Methods

  • Actions Panel
  • Creating Actions
  • Loading Actions
  • Adjusting Actions

Hands on session

Finally you get to practice the techniques covered either on your own images or the examples provided with instructor support

The Photoshop Digital Retouching course is aimed at existing Photoshop users that are comfortable with the basics such as working with layers and creating selections

You will learn to

  • Soften skin without losing detail and texture
  • Remove wrinkles and blemishes
  • Enhance eyes, eyebrows and eyelashes
  • Selectively sharpen images
  • Select and alter hair, recolouring and adding highlights
  • Give definition to key areas
  • Whiten teeth and reduce yellowing
  • Reshape areas using various tools
  • Recolour black and white images
  • Working with Actions

Who should attend this course

This course is aimed at existing Photoshop users who are wanting to learn how to gain better control over the retouching of images.  It is suitable for those who have completed the Photoshop Getting Started course or have equivalent experience.

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