Nama : Mutiara Dwi Saptarini
Kelas : XII IPA
Step 1: Before getting started, we need an image to work with. You can use the image below
First we should adjust its colors for best result by going to Image > Adjustments > Color Balance and use the following settings
After this step we’ll get
Step 2: Brighten the image a bit by going to Image > Adjustments > Curves. Click on the straight line and move the dots up a little to make the image brighter
Step 3: Now we should bring a “soft light” for the image. Press Ctrl-J to duplicate this layer and go to Image > Adjustments > Desaturate to turn this layer into Black & White
Step 4: Blur this layer a bit by going to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and use these settings:
Step 5: Change the Blending mode of this layer to Soft Light. As you notice, the image’s contrast and brightness increase a lot!
Step 6: Merge down this layer by pressing Ctrl-E. We should make her skin smoother by going to Filter > Blur > Surface Blur with these settings:
Maybe you can not notice this subtle change if not zoom it in (View > Zoom In). And below is the result of this tutorial:
Thanks for reading this tutorial, I hope you learned something new!