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Beauty Retouching Techniques in Photoshop DVD


This DVD has been replaced by the Gry Garness Photoshop Retouching Video Tutorials. The video tutorials are available to watch instantly via our video channel.

The new video channel offers much more than the Beauty Retouching Techniques in Photoshop DVD, including 5 hours of brand new content plus updated versions of many of the CS5 tutorials from the DVD.

The ‘Beauty Retouching Techniques in Photoshop’ DVD is geared to professional photographers, intermediate and advanced level Photoshop retouchers and photographers working in editorial and commercial photography. It's more than 13 hours of 1-1 lessons with Gry Garness, an experienced retoucher trainer. If your computer has a DVD drive and you want to watch offline, the DVD is ideal.

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13 hours
Intermediate - Advanced

About this DVD

The Beauty Retouching Techniques in Photoshop DVD by Gry Garness is a visual, practical guide to professional beauty & portrait retouching. You’ll find flexible solutions for a variety of photo retouching jobs from flawless magazine covers to reality portrait retouching.

This is an educational tool aimed at intermediate-advanced Photoshop users and the retouching is performed with a tablet. Gry Garness is an experienced Photoshop trainer, on her 11th Photoshop version. She is an international working retoucher who has retouched beauty product campaigns and a many UK celebrities. She has trained a large number of photographers, retouchers and media companies and has an easy way of communicating the steps. In the video she demonstrates a range of beauty retouching techniques methods, through a variety of images, from images with professional models, artistes and non-models. It’s suited to all types of people retouching, offering solutions for all kinds of images.

The techniques are adaptable to all styles of retouching. All methods are based on Gry’s vast practical knowledge within photography, hair and make-up, as well as retouching. She offers both visual and technical tips, giving you an insight into a retoucher’s thinking during the work process. The layer workflow is editable and is therefore perfect for commissioned retouching where the brief often changes by the hour.

The 54 tutorials are presented on a 2-disk set DVD-ROM that play offline in an internet browser. The movie resolution is 1280 x 800 pixels. The tutorials were recorded in Photoshop CS5 but the methods are relevant for all CS versions.

A set of Tool Presets and a limited set of training images are supplied. Actions are not supplied for the DVD but we do recommend the ebook where there is a set of Actions supplied.

What you’ll learn

  • Essential Skills
  • – Assessing Input Quality
  • – Setting up the Preferences
  • – Customizing the UI
  • – Raw Processing Essentials
  • – Raw Processing in CS5
  • – The Layers Workflow
  • – Brushwork & Presets
  • – Selections Using Tools
  • – Selections Without Tools
  • – Pen Tools Paths
  • – Masking Concepts
  • – Refine Edge for Cutouts
  • – Refine Selections in Quickmask
  • Color Retouching
  • – Managing Color
  • – The Colors of Skin
  • – New & Legacy Color
  • – Selective Color Adjustments
  • – Gradient on Masks
  • – Contrast with Gradient Map
  • Resources
  • – Tool Presets
  • – 5 training Images
  • – 5 reference images
  • Skin Retouching
  • – Cloning & Healing
  • – Dodge & Burn Concepts
  • – Minimizing Pores
  • – Minimizing Lines & Wrinkles
  • – Retouching Under-eye Bags
  • – Arm Hairs Quick Conceal
  • – Face Shading
  • – Simple Skin Smoothing
  • – Light-reflecting Digital Powder
  • – Pop the Highlights
  • Facial Features
  • – Reshaping Features
  • – Eye Retouching
  • – Refining Eyebrows
  • – Maximizing Lashes
  • – Retouching the Lips
  • Hair
  • – Cleaning up the Hair
  • – Making Hair Shine
  • – Grafting
  • – Hair Cutout Using Layers
  • – Changing the Hair Color
  • Figure & Fashion
  • – Remodeling the Figure
  • – Changing Color of Clothing
  • – Reducing Moiré
  • – Eliminating Crumples
  • The Full Picture
  • – Backgrounds Work
  • – Content Aware Scaling
  • – Straightening Background
  • – Verticals
  • – Resizing Images
  • – General Sharpening
  • – Sharpening Thresholds
  • – Making Noise
  • – Setting a Minimum Dot
  • – Delivering Files to Client