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Color Techniques For Retouching

via CreativeLive


There are countless options for manipulating, changing and correcting color your photographs. Clear up the confusion by joining professional finisher, Lisa Carney in her exclusive class focusing just on color. In this course, Lisa will identify and clarify different adjustment layers, walk through a professional’s workflow for color correction, and dive into working with curves.

You’ll learn:

  • How to work with gradient fills and gradient maps
  • Working with Hue and Saturation
  • Setting up a Color workflow system
  • Using Gradient Maps for Color Correction
  • How to use curves for matching color and tone

Handle color like a pro by learning from one of the best retouchers in Hollywood. Join Lisa for this extensive and in-depth look on working with color in Photoshop®.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2017


  • Class Introduction
  • Describing Color
  • Color Settings
  • Adjustment Layers Vs Image Adjustments
  • Blend Modes
  • Gradient & Layer Style
  • Brightness Contrast Adjustment Layers
  • Levels Adjustment Layers
  • Auto Color Correction
  • Curves Adjustment Layers
  • When to Use Solar Curves
  • Hue Saturation & Vibrancy Adjustment Layers
  • Color Balance Adjustment Layers
  • Black & White Adjustment Layers
  • Photo Filter Adjustment Layers
  • Channel Mixer Adjustment Layers
  • Color Look Up
  • Gradient Map
  • Selective Color
  • Review of Adjustment Layers
  • Using Smart Objects
  • Color Techniques Workflow
  • Match Color Image Adjustments
  • Change Hair Color
  • Color Gradient: Libraries
  • Adobe Capture: Color
  • Even Skin Tone: Hue
  • Color Adjustment: Curves
  • Image Adjust Color Match
  • Color Match: Curves

Taught by

Lisa Carney

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