Create a beautiful abstract portrait (part 4)
Create another layer above, change its blending mode to Multiply and use the Clipping Mask (Command / Ctrl-Alt-G). Take a more saturated blue sample below the butterfly (indicated by a…

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A complete guide to retouching photos and sharing frequencies in Photoshop (part 3)
22. Lightening and darkening the skin We have smoothed out most of the dark and light areas, and this will allow us to restore the shadows and light areas exactly…

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Create a shiny shield (part 5)
Step 56 While holding down the CTRL key, click on the “ribbon front” layer to select it. Then create two layers named “ribbon front left refl” and “ribbon front right…

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Create a shiny shield (part 3)

Step 27
After that, select the Move tool (V). Set the top layer Opacity to 24%. The figure below shows the final form of the “refl left mid” layer:
Step 28
Create a new layer on top of this layer – “refl top”. It should have approximately the same shape and be placed there, as shown in the figure below:
Go to Filter> Blur> Gaussian Blur, set the “Radius” to 3 pixels:

Then add a layer mask to the “refl top” layer and use a soft black brush with an opacity of 50%, draw the bottom of the mask, as shown in the figure below: Continue reading

A complete guide to retouching photos and sharing frequencies in Photoshop (part 1)

1. Getting Started with a Raw File

We start with a Raw file or high quality image. If you want to follow me and follow all the steps in parallel, upload an image. In this case, I am converting a Raw file to a PSD file. For beautiful photography, the most important thing is lighting. With proper lighting, all the shadows are filled with light, and the skin of the model looks smooth even without additional processing.
2. Frequency separation for skin tones
At the beginning of face retouching in Photoshop, we duplicate the background layer twice and rasterize each of these duplicates. Right-click and select Rasterize Layer. The lower layer I called “lo”, and the upper “hi”. I applied a “Gaussian Blur” to the “lo” layer with a radius of 10 pixels, and then selected the “hi” layer and went to Image> External Channel. Used the parameters shown in the screenshot. Then I set the “hi” layer to “Linear Light” blending mode. Continue reading

How to create an awesome logo (part 2)
The first logo (top) is not suitable, because it looks too fun / unprofessional; The second logo is simply "stupid", in addition, you should not choose a font for the…

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How to draw a realistic airplane (part 2)
Next, duplicate the circle, paint over black and resize it so that the new circle fits into the outer ring of the gray circle. Then duplicate the black circle again.…

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How to draw a realistic airplane (part 3)
Change the blur method from “Ring” to “Linear” and set the blur value to relatively low so that the effect is quite subtle. Apply this filter, and you get the…

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Create a beautiful abstract portrait (part 1)
1. Preparation of the portrait Step 1 Create a new document with a size of 2000 by 2850 pixels, a resolution of 300 pixels, with a transparent background, and then…

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