Dodge and Burn Skin Retouching Tutorial | photoshop tutorials

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In this photoshop tutorial i will show you how to use dodge tool and burn tool properly 🙂

My target with this tutorial is to show beginners what is it and what is the use of this thing professional re-touching world. People who are familiar with the dodging and burn will find first half of the video pretty boring so i would suggest that you skip it and jump to the part where i am actually doing the image.

i will start from extreme basics like how to create a new layer and then fill it with 50% Gray color. will also show that what is dodge tool and different uses of it. Knowledge about mid-tones, highlights and shadows. The importance of using protective tones.

I have used image of a male model from deviant art and if you wish to use the same image for practice the download link is in the description.

The whole image took me around 2-3 hours to finish the whole dodge and burn and that is the reason why i did not do the whole job in the video. But still i have shown you the original file and put it on the full screen so you guys can study it and have some help from it. I have done almost full job on the face to demonstrate the method.

So, I hope you learned something from this photoshop tutorial and as always if you have any questions feel free to ask me in the comments, and have some fun with photoshop 🙂


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6 responses to “Dodge and Burn Skin Retouching Tutorial | photoshop tutorials”

  1. Dominic Wilson Avatar

    great tutorial thanks!

  2. Jason Coleman Avatar

    nice tips man. Thanks!

  3. Sahil Gandhi Avatar

    Great explanation. Didn't knew that dodge and burn could be so effective. Will surely use it carefully in future 🙂

  4. Marissa Vasquez Avatar

    that was very helpful thank you 🙂

  5. TheJokerlip Avatar

    thank you for tutorials

  6. حيدر طاهر Avatar

    waw nice….can u make video how to draw hair by pen tool to look like caroon

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