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Learn How to Apply Digital Makeup in Photoshop Part 1c
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You do not want that red going too much into this skin part because that would not look natural but you just want to make sure that you get everything that you want to get here and clean up that. We will just take a quick look at the mask here and again sometimes I like to come in her and work directly on the mask as well. I see some over it is a real good way to check and see if you have indeed gotten rid of the over spray and then Option or Alt-click to get that back.
So now we are going to rename this one Hair obviously because you want to keep track of what you are doing. Now the next thing I am going to do is I am going to target the eyes. I am going to do some eye brightening. So I am going to again choose curves and I am going to use the composite RGB channel. And the way this works is anything that is above this diagonal line upper left is going to make things brighter and anything below it is going to make things darker.
So if I click a point here and drag downward, things get darker but if I click a point and drag upward, things get lighter. So I am just going to drag it up a little bit and click Okau and the same process. I am going to invert this Ctrl+I on a PC Command I on a Mackintosh, that inverts the mask. And then I am going to come in here towards the eyes and again with my brush and switch to white because white reveals and black conceals and white is going to reveal that set of instructions that I have dialed in, in curves.
And so I am just going to brighten up the whites a bit. And I am just doing a couple of little clicks here and I am going to make this a little bit smaller and I am going to come in here opposite this catch light but first I am going to click on that to make that a little brighter on both of these. But directly opposite to catch light in the iris, I am going to click to brighten that up a bit. We will do that over here like so and then I am going to go to filter, blur, Gaussian blur.
That is on of my favorite methods just for blending things very nicely. And then I am going to click Okay. And again you blur it just wherever you want. But see how that works really well? If I need to come in here and clean up over spray, we will hit X, we come back in with black, because that is how I want that is and here we go okay. So this we will just call this eye bright.
Now the next layer that I am going to do is I am going to start working on some contouring. She needs to have her eye lashes darker, and the pupils darker so let us work on that. And again we are using the same thing curves. Now remember I told you to make things darker, we take this line, click a point and we drag downwards, so do not worry that it is darkening the whole image because we are going to click Okay and we are going to invert; Ctrl+I or Command I.
And again with white, and that is kind of hard to get wrap your head around this but painting with white is actually going to reveal that darker set of instructions that we had here so, if I come in here and click on this pupil, notice how it got darker because that set of instructions, let me just take that off for a minute by shift-clicking on it. That shows you what the instructions were but we do not want it dark over all; shift-click on this to get that back.
So, painting white on that mask is revealing that darker area and we are going and I may have to do the eyelashes with the different adjustment layer. I think I will, come back here, click on that pupil again and then I am going to get a teeny tiny brush and I am going to darken this outer area here and you may want to do successive clicks or whatever. If you cannot draw perfectly straight, that looks a little odd right now but you will get use to this in a minute you will get use to Mama’s methods.
Even though this looks a little jaggy, because I am sacrificing for you guys by not using my wakem tablet, I am just using the mouse and I am going to come across here on the top. And this looks a little exaggerated and odd right now but guess what we are going to do. You got it, filter blur and Gaussian blur. And we wil