Airbrush a pretty girl

You may have seen this already, it’s on delicious, but it’s something I’ll read over later so I want to mention it. This airbrush tutorial is very detailed, showing each step with accompanying screenshots. The result is quite a stunning image in the Playboy tradition of perfect skin and tones. Fake but it’s what people want! I posted a similar touch-up tutorial a few months ago, but it concentrated on general techniques for giving a portrait more punch.

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Simple steps to photo touch-up

In this post I’m going to show you how to go post-process this image: By the end, we’ll have an image that looks like this: This tutorial was created using the GIMP, but it’s equally applicable to your favourite editing software as long as it has the same tools. Photoshop, and other editing software should work equally well. The steps described here are worth practising, and will apply equally well to any portrait! First of all, I came across this photo on Flickr through my contacts page. Here’s the original photo, and Ayhtnic kindly let me use her image. After you load the image, the first thing to do is… Read More

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