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  • How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

    Hello community of RetouchPro!

    I have been recently browsing other retoucher's portfolio's which I loved and I'm wondering how they did some kind of things. I have a few examples. Hope someone is kind to help me, I would appreciate it a lot!

    1) Technique 1
    http://i43.tinypic.com/2py7qep.jpg
    http://i41.tinypic.com/zje2gy.jpg

    How did the make the freckles pop so much? And how did they achieve the glow of the second picture? Dodge?

    2) Technique 2
    http://i43.tinypic.com/95s9pe.jpg
    http://i43.tinypic.com/2r3xbae.jpg
    http://i40.tinypic.com/2dhd9mx.jpg

    How did they make the pores smooth without loosing them? Also again the glowing of the 3rd pictures.

    Thank you so much!!!

  • #2
    Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

    I like the first one not a fan of the rest. Man, if I would retouch like this I probably wouldn't get hired much. Looks to me like Frequency Separation blurring the low layer I could be wrong.

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    • #3
      Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

      Technique 1:
      You might start with blending the individual channels back into the original image. The blue plate in particular, in Luminosity mode, opacity to taste, will usually bring out freckles and other skin details, including imperfections. It will also darken the image overall. Green in Soft Light mode and red in Overlay can combine to produce an enhanced contrast effect not possible with curves. Easily abused. Less is more.

      Technique 2:
      If you try anything approaching this on a real job, they'll throw you out on your ass. 'nuff said.

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      • #4
        Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

        Technique 1: I agree with edgework, only thing I would add is dodge and burn, it will smooth out the shadows and highlights and you won't lose the texture...

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        • #5
          Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

          Thank you so much the replies, guys! Is there a good (free) tutorial about technique 1 Edgework explained? I'm new to that stuff. Thanks a lot!

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          • #6
            Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

            Originally posted by sadesignnl View Post
            Thank you so much the replies, guys! Is there a good (free) tutorial about technique 1 Edgework explained? I'm new to that stuff. Thanks a lot!

            Here's a video from Aaron Nace, He goes over a few of the techniques that you are interested in...hope it helps


            https://vimeo.com/64734650

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            • #7
              Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

              Here's a freckle tutorial, one of the better methods I have seen Freckles Video

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              • #8
                Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

                LOL, it looks like the model was given leprosy in that video... c'mon people.

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                • #9
                  Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

                  Originally posted by DevKevin View Post
                  Here's a video from Aaron Nace, He goes over a few of the techniques that you are interested in...hope it helps


                  https://vimeo.com/64734650
                  Thank you so much!!!

                  Originally posted by Mike Needham View Post
                  Here's a freckle tutorial, one of the better methods I have seen Freckles Video
                  Thanks a lot, but I'm not looking to add them myself, but making the original ones pop. Thank you though! Appreciate it.

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                  • #10
                    Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

                    1-burn curves your taste
                    2- brush settings- scattering option your taste
                    3-brush it!

                    my ex image:
                    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&theater

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                    • #11
                      Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

                      Originally posted by sadesignnl View Post
                      Hello community of RetouchPro!

                      I have been recently browsing other retoucher's portfolio's which I loved and I'm wondering how they did some kind of things. I have a few examples. Hope someone is kind to help me, I would appreciate it a lot!

                      1) Technique 1
                      http://i43.tinypic.com/2py7qep.jpg
                      http://i41.tinypic.com/zje2gy.jpg

                      How did the make the freckles pop so much?
                      This is about getting the freckles of the left side of the first link more like those in the second link.

                      The freckles reside mostly in the blue channel, so use channel mixer in luminosity mode to blend the blue into the red & green channels. Mask to the areas of skin you wish to affect.
                      Attached Files

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                      • #12
                        Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

                        Originally posted by RobertGarcia View Post
                        LOL, it looks like the model was given leprosy in that video... c'mon people.
                        Glad I'm not the only one that thought the retouching was over-the-top.

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                        • #13
                          Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

                          It's like some computer generated sandpaper. Tell you what, if you find that attractive, it's your fault entirely if you wake up one morning with fang holes in your neck.

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                          • #14
                            Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

                            These are done with filters and does not look like quality dodge and burn at all.

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                            • #15
                              Re: How did they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

                              Originally posted by lee barnes View Post
                              These are done with filters and does not look like quality dodge and burn at all.
                              They should consider changing the name of this thread to "Why do they do this (skin/freckles/pores)?

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