What's in a face? Everything! And with the incredible power of Photoshop you can retouch and manipulate facial images using an infinite variety of styles. Want to hide a blemish? Paint a friend s face? Animate it and watch it morph into someone else? Mimic the Masters and transform a photo into a Lichtenstein or Warhol? Improve the composition or alter the context of a photograph? This book brings together some of the most exciting designers around to show you how. Youill learn the tricks behind the following techniques: * Facial retouching with Photoshop 7 * Combining features to make hybrid faces * Slapping on realistic face paint * Recreating artistic styles * Producing incredible morphing sequences * Creating a realistic fantasy figure * Creating Photoshop faces from scratch ...and more! This book provides inspiration and clear, concise guidance towards achieving fantastic facial effects for all Photoshop users from beginning to advanced, leading you through even the most powerful Photoshop techniques. Some of the most exciting designers around have gathered to work their magic on this tightly focused canvas, working from a number of different starting points.
Whether it's a perfect gloss you're after, or an abstract form of iconography, Photoshop has a collection of subtle and powerful tricks up its sleeve, and this book coaxes them into the open. The authors have even suppled original files for readers to work on, downloadable from the friends of ED website! Book Info A colorful volume packed with fun and informative practical tips on using Photoshop techniques to manipulate portraits. Softcover. From the Publisher This is a full color inspirations title from friends of ED, aimed showing professionals and home users alike how to access the multiplicity of techniques available in Adobe Photoshop. By using such a familiar model as the human face, the effectiveness and originality of these techniques is thrown into sharp relief. The book employs versions of Photoshop up to the brand new release Version 7, although the techniques shown will be compatible with previous releases of the software. Each chapter contains multiple examples of how to treat a face in Photoshop, and an in-depth explanation of technique from the designer.