For those of us who aren’t professional photographers, or lack the proper equipment, portrait photography is a feat that will inevitably end in an intensive, and sometimes clueless, retouching session.
Luckily Photoshop has some incredible tools to make this process easier. But if you aren’t an intermediate or advanced user, you will need some help.
The following tutorials will explain the basics of hair, eye and lips retouching process for beginners.
How to Change Hair Color in Photoshop
There are many reasons why you may want to change hair color in Photoshop. Perhaps your subject has recently dyed their hair and it doesn’t look natural. Perhaps you want to see what you would look like with dark hair.
Changing Hair color in Photoshop is much easier than doing it in real life. In this video tutorial, Aaron Nace from Phlearn will show you how to change hair color in a few easy steps using Adobe Photoshop
How to Change Eye Color in Photoshop
How to Enhance Lips in Photoshop
In this photoshop tutorial for beginners, Marcin Mikus will show you how to enhance color and contrast on lips using Adobe Photoshop
At this point, I’m pretty sure that you are eager for more beauty retouching in Photoshop. Take a look at the following downloads, courses and guides.
Learn How to Create Beauty Makeup and Face Painting Effects in Photoshop
In this Photoshop guide, you will learn how to apply makeup digitally using many of the same techniques that professional makeup artists use in the real world. This guide will cover not only beauty makeup but also horror effects, bruises and scars, creative face painting and even how to remove makeup from a portrait.
Portrait Photography Courses from CreativeLive
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CreativeLive is not just another online learning platform. Unlike most other sites, CreativeLive has a unique learning system: Live streaming online classes. All the classes on the site, from Photoshop courses to photography, filmmaking and much more, are taught live in front of an audience. And CreativeLive live-stream those classes for you to watch at zero cost.
But if for some reason you missed the class you wanted to attend, don’t worry. CreativeLive often streams old classes from time to time. You can catch one of those if you’ve missed the live-stream. Or, you can purchase the courses and download the video files to view them whenever you want.
When you purchase a course, you can go back to the lectures and refresh your memory on course materials, download the videos in HD, and gets access to exclusive bonus content as well.
Take a look at what’s being aired right now, or check the catalog for all the portrait photography courses below
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