10 Tutorials for Manipulating Faces in Photoshop

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Even the most masterful Photoshoppers can struggle with face editing. How do you remove imperfections without losing the essence of the portrait subject? How do you morph animal faces with human faces? There’s a photoshop tutorial for morphing animal and human faces. Anyway, the following 10 Photoshop tutorials offer excellent tips and tricks for Photoshopping picture-perfect faces.

1. Lighten and Brighten Eyes in Photoshop

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. Here’s a way to lighten and brighten eyes to make them really stand out.


2. Reducing Wrinkles in Photoshop

Wrinkles can add character, but sometimes you want to reduce them so your subject looks their best. This Photoshop tutorial shows you how to subtly erase lines and wrinkles without making your subject look artificially altered.


Bonus Tutorial: How to Slim a Face in Photoshop

Ever hear the phrase “the camera adds ten pounds?” Any number of things can go wrong during a photo shoot and make the subject look heavier than they actually are. Maybe the lighting was off, the angle was bad, or the subject’s posture was unflattering. But there’s a simple way to fix those mistakes and bring out your subject’s natural beauty.


3. Removing Blemishes and Acne in Photoshop

Acne is a fact of life for many teens, but there’s a quick and easy way to eliminate them and give your subject a fresh, new look!


4. Smooth and Soften Skin in Photoshop

Sometimes the wrong lighting can make skin look sharp and harsh. Here’s a great tip on making skin look its best under bad lighting conditions.


5. Changing Skin Tone in Photoshop

Shadows and bad lighting can make people’s skin look darker than it really is. This Photoshop tutorial details how to change skin tone to make it look more natural and balanced.


6. Applying Virtual Makeup in Photoshop

If you want to make your subject appear exotic, this Photoshop tutorial will show you how to add virtual makeup.


7. Digital Nose Job in Photoshop

When plastic surgery isn’t an option, you can always give your subject a nose job in Photoshop. In this lesson, you can learn how to make a nose more symmetrical with a subject’s overall facial features.


8. Whiten Teeth in Photoshop

Learn how to use Photoshop to polish pearly whites fast and easy in this excellent tutorial.


9. Airbrushing Skin in Photoshop

Many people want to minimize the appearance of freckles and skin blemishes. This Photoshop tutorial shows you how to do it with just a few clicks.


10. Sultry Eyes in Photoshop

Turn red eyes into sultry eyes with this outstanding Photoshop eye correction and enhancement tutorial.


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