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Beauty and Portrait Retouching Kit
David Cuerdon
with David Cuerdon
Beauty and Portrait Retouching Kit
lessons: 22 Course Lessons
duration: 2hr, 39min
published: 2008
watched: 1209 Member Views
Beauty and Portrait Retouching Kit
with David Cuerdon
Digital Artist David Cuerdon provides downloads and lessons in this course that are designed to help photographers improve the look and quality of their portrait images BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)

David introduces himself and gives an overview of what will be covered in this course

2min, 9sec
lesson 2: Color Space

Editing color settings in Photoshop and saving old settings

5min, 11sec
lesson 3: Downloads Folder

Covering Photoshop presets, plug-ins and stuff

9min, 23sec
lesson 4: Eye Retouching, Part 1

Eyes are the first things we look at in a face so retouching them is very important

12min, 6sec
lesson 5: Eye Retouching, Part 2

How to use the tools provided in the course downloads

3min, 0sec
lesson 6: Eye Retouching, Part 3

Painting on layer masks and redness removal

4min, 14sec
lesson 7: Eye Retouching, Part 4

Recreating the pupil and iris color boost

4min, 58sec
lesson 8: Eye Retouching, Part 5

Creating an iris ring and window catch light in the eye

11min, 2sec
lesson 9: Eye Retouching, Part 6

Creating the moon highlight that sits opposite the catch light

4min, 28sec
lesson 10: Advanced Eye Retouching

Some advanced techniques for eye retouching

8min, 40sec
lesson 11: Working on Eye Brows

Using custom shapes to shape eye brows

10min, 39sec
lesson 12: Eye Lashes and Eye Liner

Adding lashes with an eye lash brush and adding eye liner with a paint brush

4min, 58sec
lesson 13: Color Swatches

How to use the color swatches provided for the course

13min, 18sec
lesson 14: Adjusting Skin Tones

Using the color swatches provided to retouch skin tones

10min, 35sec
lesson 15: Retouching Skin

Getting ready of the bumps and blemishes on a portrait

6min, 36sec
lesson 16: Skin Blurring

Softening the skin with the surface blur filter

15min, 29sec
lesson 17: Adding Blush

Applying blush to the face with a solid color adjustment layer

4min, 55sec
lesson 18: Facial Contouring

Using the dodge and burn tools with the protect tones option in Photoshop CS4

4min, 43sec
lesson 19: Full Lips

The same contouring techniques learned in the previous lesson can be applied to the lips

7min, 51sec
lesson 20: Whitening Teeth

Using a hue/saturation adjustment layer to whiten the teeth

5min, 22sec
lesson 21: Digital Tattoos

Creating an eye tattoo like the one featured on the cover of PhotoshopUser magazine

8min, 7sec
lesson 22: Conclusion

A reminder to use the tool provided with this course to retouch your images

1min, 56sec
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Award-Winning Commercial Photographer & Fashion Retoucher
David Cuerdon is an award-winning visual artist and a true digital pioneer and was among the world's first digital fashion photographers. He has worked a photographer, retoucher, and trainer for over 30 years. He is widely recognized for his rare combination of creative vision and advanced technical skills. David's clients have included Playboy, Glamour Magazine, Neiman Marcus, and May Company.
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