Consider adding something extra to your next portrait. See each step required from the planning and photographing to compositing and retouching. Use what you learn to incorporate multiple elements and ideas together to form incredible new images.
Make Perfect Cutouts
Follow along as we explain the correct tools and techniques to cut out the subject for this image. Learn how to use the Pen Tool to create paths and turn the paths into selections. Create incredible selections and speed up your background cleanup.
Blend and Composite
Learn the secrets to compositing and blending multiple photos together to create seamless, stunning effects. From start to finish, you will see how each image is photographed, adjusted and combined using Photoshop.
To achieve this effect you will have to completely remove the subject’s hair. Learn how to remove hair and add skin texture to the bald head to make it look real.
See how to create new skin texture from scratch to combine the splashes with the skin on the subject’s head. Learn how to properly color, expose and warp each element to bring it all together.
Dodge and Burn
Learn how to dodge and burn in new ways to help blend images together. Alter the highlights and shadows to create extra details in specific areas. Use what you learn to add style and interest to any image.
In this tutorial, we focus on blending your own images to create a one of a kind composite.
Retouch & Enhance Clothing
There’s no specific formula for creating a perfect skin tone. Follow along and learn different processes for adjusting these tones to keep your subjects looking great. Plus, receive a Custom Phlearn Action to make this step easier than ever.
Perfect Face and Eyes
Learn all the steps required to give your subjects face and eyes more focus and beauty. Pay extra attention to the eyelashes and eyebrows and see how to enhance these areas by painting in additional details.
Perfect Color Match
Create the most believable composite image by matching the colors perfectly. Learn how to adjust the colors separately between shadows, midtones and highlights to create an accurate and realistic color match.