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Retouching Techniques for Hair in Photoshop CC

via CreativeLive


Retouching hair is hard! Demystify how to best treat hair for beauty and compositing jobs. Lisa Carney will teach how to create the best mask for hair using channel pulling, selections and masking in Adobe® Photoshop®. Lisa will go over techniques for illustrating hair, creating custom brushes, using hair parts and using Layer Blend modes to your advantage. Retouch, composite and edit with hair with confidence!

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2017


  • Class Introduction
  • Demystifying How to Best Treat Hair for Compositing
  • How to Create the Best Mask
  • Methods for Removing Halo
  • Add Hair by Painting
  • Use Brushes to Create Hair
  • Cleaning Up Cross Hairs
  • Screen Mode to Paint Hair
  • Use Channel Pulling to Add Highlights
  • Using the Flame Filter To Create Hair

Taught by

Lisa Carney

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