Age-Defying Techniques for Portrait Retouching in Photoshop

When it comes to retouching a portrait, it can be a challenge to remove blemishes, wrinkles, and other facial discrepancies that come with age. Software required: Photoshop CC 14.0.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 20, 2014
Duration
1h 27m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 20, 2014
Duration
1h 27m
Description

When it comes to retouching a portrait, it can be a challenge to remove blemishes, wrinkles, and other facial discrepancies that come with age. In this tutorial we'll cover a variety of methods and techniques in Photoshop that will allow you to turn back the clock to present a more youthful appearance. We'll begin removing major blemishes and wrinkles on the face. We'll also clear up gray facial hair, red blotchiness of the skin, and hotspots on the face. And along the way, we'll discuss the degree to which some wrinkles remain visible in addition to maintaining texture to the skin when softening it. After watching this training, you'll be able to implement the various techniques and methods we use on your own portrait retouching projects. Software required: Photoshop CC 14.0.

About the author
About the author

Kurt is a design tutor at Pluralsight. Ever since he could hold a crayon, Kurt has been in love with drawing. Apart from his dedication to training artists at Pluralsight, Kurt has an extensive background in illustration. He has previously worked for a book publisher, as well as Rhythm and Hues Studios. It was through his extensive industry background that Kurt learned the way of the Wacom, and that the Pen tool is truly mightier than the sword.

More from the author
Restoring Old and Damaged Photos in Photoshop
Intermediate
1h 59m
Jun 17, 2016
Animating a Water Splash in Harmony
Advanced
1h 14m
Dec 30, 2015
More courses by Kurt Jones
Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hi, I'm Kurt with Digital Tutors, welcome to this course where we'll learn about some age-defying portrait retouching techniques. When it comes to retouching a portrait, it can be a challenge to remove blemishes, wrinkles and other facial discrepancies that come with age. In this course, we'll cover a variety of methods and techniques in Photoshop that will allow you to turn back the clock to present a more youthful appearance to a portrait. We'll begin removing major blemishes and wrinkles on the face and along the way we'll discuss the degree to which some wrinkles remain visible in addition to maintaining texture to the skin when softening it. We'll also tackle a matter of clearing up gray facial hair, red blotchiness of the skin and reducing hotspots on the face. After watching this course, you'll be able to implement the various techniques and methods we use on your own portrait retouching projects. So, without further ado, we'll begin in our next lesson.