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Old 04-17-2006, 09:20 PM
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Great time-saving tutorial! Thank you so much!
Attached find my tweak (while following tutorial of course)... found out masking the skin works best, also did some cloning, curve layer adjustments, coloring for the lips (new layer, blending mode "color"), sharpening for eyes, jewlery, etc. but overall very, very, very, usefull. Would make a great action script if someone had the time to write it (hint, hint).
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Old 04-18-2006, 07:56 PM
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Great time-saving tutorial! Thank you so much!................. Would make a great action script if someone had the time to write it (hint, hint).
Hi there, Nancy, glad you found this useful.

The script is pretty easy, and I think a few people have already put it together.
However, as folks find out quickly the tricky part is getting the radius right, for which the action doesn't help.

I am developing a plug-in which allows you to have a preview of the output while you adjust the radius. I've been thinking of putting up a "test" version somewhere. I don't have my own page, so if anyone has a bit of space........

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Old 04-18-2006, 08:00 PM
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Hi there, Nancy, glad you found this useful.

The script is pretty easy, and I think a few people have already put it together.
However, as folks find out quickly the tricky part is getting the radius right, for which the action doesn't help.

I am developing a plug-in which allows you to have a preview of the output while you adjust the radius. I've been thinking of putting up a "test" version somewhere. I don't have my own page, so if anyone has a bit of space........

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Old 08-18-2006, 02:45 PM
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linear light

Hi,
Firstly great tutorial, however I am running photoshop 6 and do not have the linear light blending option.
Can anyone recommend a solution? CAn I use a different blending method or a combination of more than one method to give the same result?

Thanks,
Martin
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Old 02-24-2007, 12:00 PM
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Smart De-grunge Action for CS3

With CS3 and smart filters we can have a Smart Degrunge that is totally editable after it's set by double clicking on the smart filters for the layer I made an action for anyone wanting to try it. This degrunge technique/tutorial has to be my favorite of all the RetouchPRO tutes! This isn't better than a plugin, but it does allow you to quickly get set up and then change the settings.

I've added another action file - I'm not sure what happened but when I tried it the other day it wasn't working right. The Smart Degrunge2 should be working with PsCS3 now.
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Old 09-21-2007, 03:25 PM
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Re: The quick de-grunge trick

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Hello...

...select the dark areas ; use "Select > Expand" by 1 to 3 pixels, according to pic resolution - the "black edges" must be several pixels wide and must draw most of the exterior body lines
- paint the new selection black

Now use this layer as a mask for the degrunge layer... voilà !
Edge fringing is 90% solved.



Please let me know if you found this useful !
this might sound stupid but i'm up to this point and i don't know how to use the layer as a mask for the grunge layer, help would be much appreciated.
Great tutorial by the way!!!!
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Old 09-24-2007, 12:45 PM
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Re: The quick de-grunge trick

I am using CS2 so staying on the same layer I go to "Layer" / "Layer Mask" / "Hide All"
Use a white paint brush to paint in the effect.
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Old 10-25-2007, 04:48 AM
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Re: The quick de-grunge trick

Thanks for the tuto.
This is a couple days I'm crawling the web searching for improving my very poor skills at skin tretouching. I heve read and tried countless tutos. And Then ... I read yours. I have nothing to add. I just got what I was searching for. Something simple, flexible, and with the two words of basic signal processing science that make the whole understandable at perfection. THANK YOU :-) :-) :-)
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