Awesome Photo Retouching Tutorial in Photoshop

Photo retouching tutorial is a best way to enhance your Photoshop skills. Retouching is most important part of Photoshop and commonly used in magazines, books, advertisements. In this tutorial we tell you that how to convert and improve the damage picture in to celerity. I hope you will like this amazing tutorial.

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 40 Mins

Photo Retouching Tutorial in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

Photoshop Tools

  • Brush Tool
  • Eraser Tool
  • Healing Brush Tool
  • Elliptical Marquee Tool
  • Polygonal Lasso Tool

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Lets start to create our awesome photo retouching tutorial.

Step 1

Create new document (Ctrl+N) 600×600 of size.

Create New Document

Step 2

In this first step I am going to add image in Photoshop.

Add Image

Step 3

Duplicate image and go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set radius 3px.

Gaussian Blur Applying

Step 4

After applying Gaussian Blur we can see that image effect going to be changed.

After Applying Guassian Blur

Step 5

Now hide the first original image select the Eraser Tool and erase the unneeded area with eyes and lips of duplicate image layer as like in preview.

Erase the Sides

Now unhidden the first image layer and see the result.

Get Nice Result

Step 6

Now I am going to set the pimple area of the image with Healing Brush Tool (J) you can also use here Clone Stamp Tool (S).

Set the Pimple

When we set the pimple area select both image layers and merge them (Ctrl+E) here we get nice effect in picture below.

Get Nice Effect

Step 7

Select Polygonal Lasso Tool and make a selection on her lips to change the lips color as like in preview.

Make a Selection

Press (Ctrl+J) to duplicate the selection area and go to Image > Adjustment > Hue Saturation and set it as like in picture.

Set Hue Saturation

When we set hue saturation we get something new like in preview.

After Hue Satration Get Result

Now select the Eraser Tool and erase the outer area then we get awesome new lips color as like in preview.

Erase the Outer Area

Step 8

Now select Elliptical Marquee Tool and make a selection of eye to applying new effect, and press (Ctrl+J) to duplicate it as like in picture below.

Duplicate Eye

As same as make a selection of second eye with Elliptical Marquee Tool and duplicate it (Ctrl+J)

Duplicate Second Eye

Now select both duplicate eye layers and merge them (Ctrl+E) and go to Image > Adjustment > Levels and set it as shown picture below.

Image Adjustment

After applying levels sating we get new effect on duplicate eyes layer.

Get New Effect on Eye Layer

Now select the Eraser Tool and erase the sides area of duplicate eye layers as like you see in picture.

Erase the Outer Area

Step 9

Create new layer select Polygonal Lasso Tool from tool panel and make a selection as like in preview.

Make a Selection

After creating the selection fill it with this color #a1ab88.

Fill Selection

Again select Polygonal Lasso Tool and make a selection of second eye.

Make Selection

Fill the selection with this color #a1ab88.

Fill This Side with Color

Now I am going to applying filter on this layer go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set radius 3px.

Gaussian Blur Applying

After applying Gaussian blur we get this result.

After Gaussian Blur

Now set the Blend Mode to (Hue) and Opacity (50%) of this layer.

Minimize the Opacity

After down the opacity we get new effect as like in preview.

Get Beautiful Eye Effect

Step 10

Create a new layer select Brush Tool and draw a shape both sides of her checks with this color #ff94ab8.

Draw a Shape

Now I am going to applying Gaussian blur on this brush layer go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set radius 17px.

Set Guassian Blur

After applying Gaussian blur get result.

Get result

Now set the Blend Mode to (Color) of this brush layer and erase the unneeded area with Erase Tool.

Set Blend Mode to Color

After applying all effects in this last step select the eyes duplicate layer and down the opacity 50% then we get awesome final preview.

Final Preview

Final Preview

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