Go Back   RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Retouching
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Photo Retouching "Improving" photos, post-production, correction, etc.

How can I get this skin tone?

Thread Tools
Old 09-15-2010, 04:43 PM
unionroofer unionroofer is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 4
How can I get this skin tone?

I was wondering if someone can direct me to a tutorial or tell me how to get this gold colored skin tone on an image? Thanks for your help..... Ron
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Gold-3.jpg (79.1 KB, 403 views)
Reply With Quote top
Old 09-15-2010, 11:04 PM
mistermonday's Avatar
mistermonday mistermonday is offline
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 3,028
Re: How can I get this skin tone?

Ron, a selective color adjustment layer will usually do it. A Hue/Sat adj layer will also work, depending on the image.
Regards, Murray
Reply With Quote top
Old 09-28-2010, 07:05 AM
oneredpanther's Avatar
oneredpanther oneredpanther is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Copenhagen
Posts: 166
Re: How can I get this skin tone?

Try the following:

Add a selective colour adjustment layer with the following settings:

Toggle 'Colors' to Reds
Cyan: -100
Magenta: -40
Yellow: +40
Black: +20
Relative: Selected

Reply With Quote top
Old 10-15-2010, 10:31 AM
Jason_Moon Jason_Moon is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 2
Re: How can I get this skin tone?

Bliss, I was just trying to get this very same effect, cool Thanks oneredpanther
Reply With Quote top
Old 10-16-2010, 03:53 PM
Aladdin's Avatar
Aladdin Aladdin is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: NJ/NY
Posts: 431
Re: How can I get this skin tone?

So far, this one seems to be as close as it gets, it also depends on the original tone of the source picture.

(edit 1) Just found this one too, looks promising, but again, the source has to have the right tone to it.

(edit 2) I think this one gives great deal of details and range of options Part 1 Part 2

Last edited by Aladdin; 10-16-2010 at 06:06 PM.
Reply With Quote top
Old 10-17-2010, 08:39 AM
insmac insmac is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 190
Re: How can I get this skin tone?

As far as it's a separated chapter, proper lighting and applied cosmetics may also help.

Judging by the color inconsistency between her left and right leg, it's a gradient map or a selective color adjustment applied heavily.

Also take a look on those H&M ads with Daria Werbowy (plain simple studio shoots on white). A gentle skin tan is applied precisely there, hence the top notch retouchers.
Reply With Quote top

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo Retouching

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Skin Tone help? fotogen Photo Retouching 37 03-12-2010 11:57 PM
CMYK skin tone recipe problems kkamin Photo Retouching 9 12-18-2009 02:42 AM
Terry Richardson skin texture, tone, color bluray Photo Retouching 8 12-05-2009 01:56 AM
Skin Tone or Texture touch-up?? kflow11 Photo Retouching 2 08-11-2009 12:04 PM
Skin tone adjustment questions from a newbie blkmagic Photo Retouching 11 01-25-2008 09:18 AM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:54 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved