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[Need Help]Muscles Retouch

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Old 10-23-2011, 12:19 PM
Sohaib Sohaib is offline
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[Need Help]Muscles Retouch

Hi, i'm begginer in Retouch area, i practice Bodybuilding too, so i tryied to retouch my little muscles to look more sexy

well, i have photoshop CS5 , i don't know where to start,

here is 3picture samples 4000x3000 Can you Please Retouch them, as a sample for me , so i learn how(don't worry i will learn when i see results)

Thanks for reading, who will help me(thanks to him too), it seems i'm asking for a big thing , sorry for disturbance, waiting for answers ASAP

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Old 11-10-2011, 08:50 PM
RuralJuror RuralJuror is offline
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Re: [Need Help]Muscles Retouch

I'm not an expert so I can't really retouch your pix, but have you tried googling "muscles before and after" or something like that? a lot of pros will have sample before&after to show their skills.
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Old 11-11-2011, 06:55 AM
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Re: [Need Help]Muscles Retouch

Hi Sohaib, welcome to RetouchPro.

Glad to hear that you want to try yourself and already have CS5. I think you could have some fun with these images and learn a lot at the same time.

Without getting too serious about a perfect result I had a quick play and came up with the attached (I know a bit OTT ). If you want to try similar:
  • Roughly select body and hands area using the polygon lasso tool.
  • Copy to a new layer (Ctrl+J)
  • Select transform tool for this layer and drag the top handles out on either side to widen the shoulders.
  • Add a mask to this layer and paint out around the body and chin to reveal the background image where necessary.
  • Make a new Layer combining images (Ctrl+Shift+Alt+E)
  • Now have some fun using the Liquify tool to increase muscles
  • Use dodge and burn layer or direct with D&B tool to accentuate muscles and abs
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