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D&B Actual techniques which professional uses.

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Old 10-27-2008, 07:41 AM
jimlafferty jimlafferty is offline
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Re: D&B Actual techniques which professional uses.

The first is quoted from Chris in this thread -- see here.

The second is from this article, linked to in this post.
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Old 01-04-2009, 02:51 AM
William Wilson William Wilson is offline
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Re: D&B Actual techniques which professional uses.

Originally Posted by ashkumar View Post
Thanks you all guys,

I've found a very good videio tutorial and that is exactly what I want. I learned this technique very well.

Thanks you so much all. Now I want to turn myself to use brushes. do you knows how to use brushes for eyebrow, lips, eyelashes. I'm going to create an seperate thread for it.

Do you have a link to the thread you were going to start?
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Old 01-04-2009, 04:14 AM
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Re: D&B Actual techniques which professional uses.

Hi, I am a newbie and in noway a pro. But first, I think a pro will ever dismiss any tool or technique out of hand. The techniques used will depend on the results being sought. Usually i find that on a high res image you will use different dnb techniques for different parts of the the image. I usually DnB with dual curves and the soft light technique, but also clone stamp and healing brush set to lighten/darken mode and at low opacity—as with most things in PS— can also be effective in removing blemishes/evening out tones without leaving the normal telltale signs of healing and cloning.

For retouches such glamour etc blurs—at low opacity— can be used, along with DnB, to save time but also to give a look that DnB alone can not, or would take to long to, get.

Just my thoughts, but remember as-long as the end image looks how u or the client wants, no one will care, or even see— how u did it.
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