This Photoshop tutorial demonstrates easy ways of reducing the appearance of pores without getting a heavily blurred look. The tutorial uses 3 images with different types of porous skin and explains the methods to use that will retain realism in the final image and avoid an over-retouched look.
About this tutorial
A common issue faced by beauty retouchers is how to reduce the visible pores on a model’s skin whilst retaining realism. This Gry Garness Photoshop tutorial, Minimizing Pores, demonstrates different ways of minimizing pores in skin without creating a plastic texture. This is a quick finishing method for porous skin areas. The tutorial focuses on the blending, the noise and letting some highlight through to make the skin texture believable.
What you’ll learn
- – Making The Selection
- – Masking
- – The Blur & Noise
- – Split-blending
- – Using Only Where Strictly Necessary
- – Grain/Noise On A Grouped Layer