Learn how to apply makeup and add winter effects to a photo. This tutorial will show you how you can turn a regular photo into artistic photo manipulation.
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Winter Portrait Photoshop Tutorial
Open a new file, in this case I used 940x 1200 pixels, since the image is just a portrait, that resolution is great.
Let’s select the models skin with the lasso tool. Don’t worry about been perfect cause then you can use the eraser in the edges of the image.
After the selection is made you have to press CTRL + J to duplicate the skin. So then you are gonna have a new layer like this:
Then you have to apply a surface blur filter, to make the skin softer. For this you have to go to Filter -> Blur -> surface blur-> and then add 8 for radius and for threshold.
Then desatured the skin’s layer a little bit like -30%. Press CTRL + U to see the menu.
Use the patch tool to erase the hair that is on the model’s lips.
After removing all those imperfections, use the lasso tool to select the model’s lips, and duplicate the layer pressing CTRL + J. Remember that doesn’t matter if it not perfect you can always used the eraser close to the edges.
In the layer you duplicate apply multiply with 50% of opacity and 80% of fill, to make the lips darker.
Press Ctrl + j to duplicate the lip’s layer once again. In this case use the layer mode in soft light at 60% of opacity. that will make the lips look shining.
Now we are going to work in the eyes. Go to the layer of the model’s skin and select the eyes with lasso tool then duplicate the layer CTRL + J.
Press ctrl + u to change the color of the eyes. I used hue at 200 to make the eyes blue.
Duplicate the eye’s layer and use the layer in color dodge option at 70% of opacity to achieve this look.
To do the blush I created a new layer and paint the model’s cheeks with a soft brush, using a pink tone.
Apply Gaussian blur filter at 60% to make the blush look more natural.
Put the layer in multiply with 50% of opacity and 80% of fill.
To make the model’s makeup I apply blue eye shadows. So to make this create a new layer, press shift+crtl+N. then choose a dark blue violet in the palette, and paint the models eye with a soft brush.
Apply Gaussian blur filter with a 8.0 radius. and then put the layer in multiply. you can choose to make the eyeshadow look darker or softer changing the opacity of the layer as you prefer.
Repeat the process with different tones and colors. Like this:
This first image shows the eyeshadows with the Gaussian blur.
Then in this image you can see that the layer is in soft light mode.
To make the eyeliner you can use pen tool. Make the trace in the models eye like this:
Then select the option stroke path.
Then select brush pressure.
Make the eyeliner softer with the smudge tool. Also you can reduce the opacity to blend it even more.
To create the glitter we are going to used another image. I cut a part of the image with the lasso tool and then put that selection over the model.
Erase the parts you don’t need from the selection, putting the layer in soft light. Then put the layer at 70% of opacity. Repeat this with the other eye. Also you can change the color of the glitter. I desatured this one a little bit.