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Beginner Photo Retouching Techniques

via CreativeLive


Learn the basics of retouching your images in Photoshop. Get comfortable with the clone stamp and healing brush tools, and see how they can complement each other by using them in tandem. You'll also learn to retouch using techniques like dodging and burning, and come up with your own set of best practices for your work.  

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.1.2


  • Quick Image Tune-Up in Photoshop
  • Cleaning Up Skin & Blemishes in Photoshop
  • Brightening Eyes in Photoshop
  • The Patch Tool, Content Aware Fill, and the Clone Stamp in Photoshop
  • Basic Dodging and Burning in Photoshop
  • Real World Teeth Whitening in Photoshop
  • Face Swapping, Flattening, and Merging in Photoshop

Taught by

Khara Plicanic

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