Portrait Retouching 101
In this easy-to-follow and enjoyable course, you will learn how to begin to retouch your portraits like a pro.
What You'll Learn
Want to improve your portraits, so that your subjects look their best? Well, you've come to the right place. In this easy-to-follow and enjoyable course, you will learn how to begin to retouch your portraits like a pro.
Throughout the course, I share my tips and techniques that can help you achieve natural and beautiful results. I will cover topics like enhancing eyes, improve teeth, remove distraction, improve light and color and so much more.
Portrait Retouching 101
Chris gives an introduction to the course and portrait retouching.
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Enhancing Eyes in Photoshop
Enhancing the Eyes with Curves and Masking
Discover how to enhance the eyes using Curves and Masking
Using Multiple Adjustment Layers to Improve Eyes
Create multiple Adjustment Layers for a combined effect.
Using Camera Raw as a Smart Filter
Learn how to use Camera Raw as a Smart Filter to improve the eyes.
Using Quick Select to Enhance the Eyes
Discover how to use Quick Select to speed up your workflow.
Making Eyes Sparkle in Photoshop
Learn how to use Smart Sharpen and High Pass to improve details.
Improving Eyes in Lightroom
Learn how to make Radial adjustments in LR to improve the eyes.
Improving Eyes in Adobe Camera Raw
Learn how to make Radial adjustments in ACR to improve the eyes.
Improving Darker Eyes
Discover how to make darker eyes look their best using the Radial Filter.
Creating Subtle Improvements
Learn how to make subtle improvements by including the Adjustment brush into your workflow.
Fixing Traditional Glasses
Learn how to correct the darkness created by transitional glasses.
Advanced Eye Improvements
Learn how to make precise and important improvements to the whites of the eyes.
Whitening Teeth with Lightroom
Learn how to use the Adjustment brush to whiten and brighten teeth.
Fixing a Specific Tooth
Learn how to fix a specific tooth so that it matches the others.
Whitening Teeth with Photoshop
Discover how to use Photoshop and Adjustment Layers to whiten and brighten teeth.
Learn an effective strategy for fixing small teeth details.
Simple Skin Clean-up In Lightroom
Learn how to professionally retouching skin blemishes using the Camera Raw Healing Brush.
Removing Skin Blemishes With the Spot Healing Tool
Learn how to quickly spot heal away blemishes in Photoshop.
Removing Skin Blemishes with the Healing Brush
Discover how using the two healing brushes together helps to achieve the best results
Fixing Shiny or Oily Skin
Lean how to fix shiny or oily skin using the Healing and Patch tools.
Learn how to create smooth skin that looks natural.
Shape, Sculpt and Modify
Thinning the Body
Discover how to use Liquify to achieve subtle and professional results.
Sculpting with Liquify as a Smart Filter
Learn how to use Liquify with built the built-in flexibility of smart filters.
Improve the Face
Discover how to use Liquify to fix a jawline.
Fixing the Shape of a Hat and Shirt
Learn how to use Liquify to fix the shape of objects in your photos.
Fixing Clothing and Hair
Learn how to put the steps togethers to retouching details and modify shape.
Advanced Liquify Settings
Learn how to mask and protect certain areas so that you can achieve even better results.
Removing Wrinkles and Shadows
Quickly Remove Shadows in Lightroom and Photoshop
Learn how to quickly reduce or remove shadows using the Healing Brush in Lightroom and Photoshop.
Natural Looking Wrinkle Reduction
Discover how to achieve more professional level results.
Improve Shadows with Curves
Learn and advanced technique for improving shadows using curves and masking.
Improving the Neck
Learn how to achieve pro level results when retouching the neck.
Advanced Wrinkles Reduction
Learn an advanced technique for wrinkle removal that involving cloning, blending modes and curves.
Add Emphasis with a Radial Filter
Learn how to add that extra bit of visual interest by creating a radial filter adjustment.
Improving Light in Fashion Portraits
Discover how to create simple yet significant adjustments with the selective adjustments.
Creating a Better Look with Light
Learn how to add selective adjustments to fashion portraits.
Improving Light and Color with the Adjustment Brush
Learn how to make essential improvements with the Adjustment brush
Using the Lightroom Light Controls to Finish a Photo
Learn how to improve this portrait of a famous stuntman.
Removing Stray Hairs
Discover simple and advanced techniques for removing stray hairs.
Retouch Away Distractions in a Commercial Photo
Learn how to use content aware fill and the blur tool to finish off this photo.
Advanced Content Aware Fill Improvements
Discover how to work with Content Aware fill more effectively.
Improving an Environmental Portrait
Learn how to retouch away distractions with lightning speed.
Removing an Object with Multiple Tools
Learn how to retouch away distractions by combining the best of multiple tools.
Become an Expert with the Patch Tool
Take the mystery out of using the Patch tool and learn how to use it like a pro.
Removing Unwanted Jewelry
Learn how to remove objects that the subject is wearing.
Retouching Away Distractions in the Environment
Learn how to retouch away tree branches or poles behind the subject.
Expert Spot Healing
Learn how to sport heal away distractions by zooming in close and focusing on the small details.
Spot Heal a Fashion Portrait
Learn how to make subtle and seamless improvements using the Spot Healing brush in Lightroom.
Fix the Background
Removing Distractions On the Background Quickly
Discover how to quickly remove distractions on the background.
Harnessing the Magic of Content Aware Fill
Learn how to harness the magic of Content Aware Fill to extend portrait backdrops.
Congrats, love what next? Mini projects. Retouching a studio, wedding family portrait? Yes, no? Send me a note as I want to create the training that will be most helpful to you!