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Remove Objects

Advanced,Tutorial 18 October 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how to eliminate objects from a photo using cloning, spot healing brush and patch tool in photoshop. For instance just select the area you do not want with the patch tool and then drag it to an area of similar texture…

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Gentle Face Retouch

Advanced,Video lesson 23 September 2010 Comments Off

It is not advisable to use Surface Blur tool on a face because the skin will look flat. Instead use Healing Brush, Clone Stamp, Dodge and Burn tools. Apply the Gaussian Blur filter.

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Portrait Retouching Again

Easy,Tutorial 4 September 2010 Comments Off

This basic photo retouch lesson shows how to use: the Liquify filter (each photo needs consideration what to to change); the Clone Stamp for cleaning up skin; the Healing brush for getting rid of wrinkles; the Dodge and Burn tools to emphase the eyes and lips; Levels to increase the contrast.

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Reduce Wrinkles

Easy,Tutorial 23 July 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial teaches the Healing Brush tool in Photoshop and how it helps reducing wrinkles in a facial portrait. Don’t try to completely remove wrinkles, it’s one of retouching mistakes. Once you are done with a new layer and healing brush editing, lower the Opacity of the layer…

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Spot Healing in CS5

Easy,Video lesson 7 July 2010 1 Comment

Adobe Photoshop CS5 brings an improved spot healing tool. This video tells and shows the difference compare to CS4 version and how content aware healing brush can be used. One of the situations is removing wires from your photos.

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Make Younger

Easy,Tutorial 3 June 2010 Comments Off

If you want to make yourself or your model look 10 years younger, use Photoshop. Correct eye bags and wrinkles with Patch Tool, Healing Touch and Cloning Stamp Tool.

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Skin Cleaning

Easy,Tutorial 30 May 2010 Comments Off

This simple tutorial explains how to remove skin imperfections in your images, using Healing brush, Clone stam tool and Blur filter.

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Facial Retouching

Easy,Tutorial 18 April 2010 2 Comments

In this tutorial you will learn how to smooth out a person’s face. First you add a new Layer and apply  Gaussian Blur. Then an Adjustment Layer with Curves which give more control over Levels. A Healing Brush Tool helps to mask skin imperfections of the model.

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Make Younger

Easy,Tutorial 4 April 2010 1 Comment

This tutorial shows how to make the old people look younger. First you need to clean the face by using Spot Healing Brush and Healing Brush tools. Then add Gaussian blur effect with a Layer Mask. Then add some lipstick, Blend Mode needs to be ajusted here. You may want to change color of the […]

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Spot Healing Brush vs. Patch Tool

Easy,Video lesson 3 April 2010 1 Comment

Patch Tool is similar to Clone Stamp Tool, but smarter. Patch Tool replaces pixels on the image with something else, it is useful for working on larger areas. Spot Healing Brush is very conviniet for eliminating dust spots on the sky for example.

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