As master retoucher Timothy Sexton says, "Retaining natural texture while meeting your client's high standards is key to successfully retouching skin." Timothy returns to share this insight and many others on retouching skin in this installment of Photoshop Retouching Techniques. He looks at a variety of skin textures and tones and reviews the step-by-step treatments typically given to beauty shots, as well as more character-driven editorial images. Learn how to use the Clone Stamp and Patch tools, color correction, and a light hand to create beautiful, smooth skin while avoiding that over-retouched look.
Retouching is a vast and complex business. Pratik Naik, from Solstice Retouching, in one of the most proficient retouchers in the commercial market today. In this new tutorial, Pratik shows you his analytical approach and best practices for advanced retouching of: portraits, skin, men’s Images, commercial headshots, lifestyle and beauty Imagery. Topics from basic setup, to understanding an image to advanced and specialized techniques, are covered in great detail.
In the world of advertising, visual artists are at a constant battle to maintain relevancy. The relentless pursuit of self-improvement and self-motivation is something that is built from within. Tim Tadder will admit that even if somebody is more talented than him, they will never outwork his hustle. Not only do you get a glimpse of how to manage a crew, a set, lighting, athletes, you learn how to push yourself as an individual further. Prepare to be inspired and observe how one of the most successful names in advertising stays ahead of the game as this tutorial will do just that and so much more.
With the vast array of digital cameras and advanced software available to photographers today, quality images are abundant and easier to create than ever before. The overwhelming amount of images flooding the market has ignited a resurgence in the art of “color gelled photography.” If standing out from the sea of image overload and creating vibrant, colorful images that “wow” your clients is your goal, this tutorial will give you the tools necessary to master the nuances of colored gel photography and propel your photography to the next level.