In this chapter Karl talks about his retouching workflow and what you’re going to learn in this course from how he retouches an image to some of the specific techniques that he uses when retouching an image. He also shows you the level of retouching by running through a series of his retouched and un-retouched images with ‘before and after’ …
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In this chapter Karl explains more in depth ideas guides you through the beauty triangle, pixels, sharpening, contrast and bit depth.
What should you consider to be important or not important when retouching an image and what should you be looking for before embarking on a retouch? In this chapter Karl stresses the importance of having a goal and demonstrates the workflow you should adopt to achieve that goal.
Burn and Dodge techniques are the foundation of professional retouching, the technique actually originates from the days of the photographic darkroom and darkroom printing. The same techniques in digital form are what allow us to sculpt the light and actually retouch most of the blemishes we wish to remove. But which burn or dodge technique or tool is best. Karl …
In this final chapter Karl delves further into Frequency separation, noise and local contrast control. He demonstrates how these can be used in your skin and beauty retouching workflow as he goes over the final steps of his retouch, as well as a special tip to speed up your frequency separation workflow.