Aaron walks us through approach to a professional retouching session.
02 - Hair & Body Shaping
Learn how to use the Liquify to realistically adjust the shape of the subject's hair and body.
03 - Retouching Small Details
Remove small blemishes and apply color effects to specific areas of the subject's face.
04 - Retouching Large Details
In this section, we tackle the overall color, tone, highlight, and shadow information.
05 - Dodge & Burn
Enhance highlights and shadows and increase shape and dimension with dodging and burning in Photoshop.
06 - Finishing Touches
We finish up our studio portrait with some additional retouching, color work, and sharpening.
Dark and Dramatic 2 Videos (1:25h)
01 - Environment & Sky
In the first part of this tutorial, learn how to use Adjustment Layers, Layer Masks, and Clipping Masks to edit the environment around our subject.
02 - Retouching the Subject
Follow along as we finish up our image by retouching our subject. Remove blemishes and distractions, make advanced selections with the Pen Tool, add environmental lighting effects with a custom brush, and more!
The Perfect Composite 3 Videos (2:32h)
01 - Planning Phase & Changing the Background
Learn how to plan a composite edit and then begin the process by making a selection of the subject and placing them into a new environment.
02 - Shadows & Lighting
Aaron demonstrates how to create realistic shadows and how to realistically manipulate the lighting in a scene.
03 - Finishing Touches
We finish up our composite with some additional work on the shadows and by adding some stylistic glow.
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Become a master of angles and horizon lines. Build your composite images to the correct perspective using this exclusive technique. By creating a plan and keeping true to real life perspectives, your composites are guaranteed to be more amazing.
Follow along as we explain the correct tools and techniques to cut out the subject for this image. Create incredible selections and speed up your background cleanup.
Make Advanced Selections
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make advanced selections. Then use layer masks, clipping masks, layer properties and more to make the addition of clouds flawless, regardless of what’s in the way.
Replace Any Sky
Use these advanced selection techniques to add a new sky to any of your images using Photoshop.
Advanced Retouching Techniques
Learn our advanced method of retouching so even when there’s no space to use the clone stamp or healing brush tool, you will be able to retouch any area of your image.
Alter Shadows and Highlights Separately
In this tutorial, we show you how to separate out the shadows from the highlights and color them individually to bring a uniform look to the whole image.
Learn how to color skin in a way that will add life as well as match different skin tones. Make skin glow from within by paying special attention to certain colors and understanding how light passes through skin.
Be sure to pay attention to the entire body. Most of the time it is not just the individual pores that need work, but the overall shapes. Learn how to smooth skin and keep your subjects looking their best.
Learn an amazing method for cleaning up makeup as well as removing red areas from skin. Our visual approach makes it easy to see what you are doing and doesn’t involve the clone stamp or healing brush tool.
Layers, Masking and Groups
Learn the best ways to properly work with layers to save time and headache. Layers are one of the primary building blocks of Photoshop. We dedicate an entire section to working with layers, masking and groups.
Liquify Tool Best Practices
Make your subject look their best without looking unnatural using the liquify tool properly. Use what you learn to dramatically alter the shapes and tone a person bringing attention to the right places.
Make your workspace your own
Start your Photoshop journey by covering all the basics that will help you build the best habits and prepare you to be more proficient from the get go. In this Phlearn PRO Tutorial, we’ll get you set up with a custom workspace to best suit your needs. You will also learn about color profiles and how to get the most out of your images.
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We start from the very beginning and cover all the tools and techniques you need. If you are new to Photoshop, we recommend watching the Photoshop Basics Collection and Photoshop 101-301 to familiarize yourself with all of the tools and capabilities that the software has to offer.