Dramatic Lighting: how to create stylish portraits using simple Photoshop effects

    | Photoshop Tutorials | Tutorials | 11/06/2013 00:01am
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    How to create dramatic lighting in Photoshop: steps 11-12

    How to create dramatic lighting in Photoshop: step 11

    11 Retouch the face
    Click the Create New Layer icon, then grab the Spot Healing Brush tool. Check Sample All Layers, then paint with the tool to remove blemishes. Switch to the Clone tool and again set Sample: All Layers, then Alt-click to sample sources and clone to remove the highlight under the chin.

     

    How to create dramatic lighting in Photoshop: step 12

    12 Copy and change mode
    Press Cmd/Ctrl+Shift+Alt+E to merge a copy of all the layers. Rename it Dodge Burn, then right- click it and choose Duplicate Layer. Set Destination Document: New, and hit OK. Now go to Mode: Lab Color, then go to Window> Channels to access the Channels Panel and click the Lightness Channel.

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