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Final Textures

Surreal Portrait Retouching Workflow • 7m 51s

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  • Facial Enlargements

    Turn your attention to Blackbird. Make adjustments in Adobe Camera RAW. Reinforce the principles of enlarging the head, eyes and mouth to create the foundational features of a Whimsical Waif. Use layer masks and the brush tool to composite the image elements.

  • Liquify

    Within Liquify, use the bloat, forward warp, and pucker tools to further enhance and reshape the character’s face. Modify the arms and hands to exaggerate the characteristics of the Whimsical Waif.

  • Background Cleanup

    Fill out the background, use the patch and spot healing brush tools to cleanup flyaways in hair and wardrobe