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How to avoid over-burning skin?

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Old 08-18-2008, 01:23 AM
sirespen sirespen is offline
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Re: How to avoid over-burning skin?

Originally Posted by 0lBaldy View Post
When you paint a color you want to use the color you picked, If you use low Opacity then the colors you picked will be sort of watered down or muted, so you use full opacity (which can always be changed later in the layers pallet) and just use a little at a time (flow) to build it up..

Try a test using both settings side by side to compare the difference
I tried and i see the difference, but i don't understand the advantage. Maybe you know a website that can me give more information about this?

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Old 08-18-2008, 08:57 AM
kenwood kenwood is offline
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Re: How to avoid over-burning skin?

Originally Posted by warnerphoto View Post
Burning in increases density (luminosity) AND saturation. If you are using a layer enabled program such as PS, make a duplicate layer, in the dropdown in the layers palate, switch from normal to luminosity. Now your burning in will not increase saturation.
Chuck Warner
Good point thank you.
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