Learn how to create a classic pinup look in Photoshop! This is one of the most requested retouching techniques we receive at PHLEARN, and now it’s here! We put our own spin on the pinup style, showing you every step, tool, and technique.
Learn time-saving techniques to significantly speed up your retouching process. Follow along and learn how to easily color-match skin tones from different areas of the body to give any subject a more uniform look.
Add Background Texture
Add texture and detail to the overall image to completely change the look. Use the included texture images to create your own textured background and enhance the detail and color on your subject.
Match Highlight and Shadow
Create stronger images by matching the subject highlights and shadows to the background. Learn how advanced selections can keep the rest your subject intact while only editing the highlights.
Shape the Body
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.
Dodge and Burn
Learn how to expertly dodge and burn to draw attention to your subject using multiple layers. Alter the highlights and shadows to create extra details in specific areas. Use what you learn to add style and interest to any image.
Remove the complexities from correcting colors in shadows, mid-tones and highlights. At times, highlights are too warm or too saturated and need to be treated separately from other areas of an image. Learn how to correct color and restrict your changes to specific areas.
Vintage Style & Color
Make any photo looks like a blast from the past! Learn how to add an aged look to your images using creative coloring and textured overlays.
Use the Filter Gallery
Often times you will not need to use the Filter Gallery in Photoshop. In this case, however, it is wildly effective for helping to create the pinup look. Learn how to stack different filters together to make the image look more like a painting.
Custom Photoshop Brushes
Create your own Photoshop brushes so you’ll always have the right brush for the job. Custom brushes are excellent for advanced retouching and adding special effects to your images.
Create Three Iconic Images
Learn how to create a series of images that all share the same color, tone, and style. Multiple images in a series can generate a larger impact than a single photo.
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