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with Lesa Snider
Online Class

Perfecting Photoshop Portraits

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Perfect your Adobe Photoshop portrait retouching with expert techniques from internationally renowned author and instructor Lesa Snider. First, learn how to remove stray hairs and fill in eyebrows for a flattering effect. Then, find out how to cover distracting accessories so that your subject is always the focal point, and take years off your subject's face by reducing wrinkles, brightening eyes and more. Next, get tips on making even your most self-conscious subject feel amazing with techniques for slimming, blending and adding makeup. Finally, experiment with color using three unique techniques, and let your artistic side loose by exploring colorizing, tinting and more for stunning results.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h24m

Included in this Class

1. Removing or Repairing Hair

1. Removing or Repairing Hair

Meet internationally acclaimed author and instructor Lesa Snider and preview the valuable retouching techniques you'll learn to perfect your portraits. Then get started enhancing your images as Lesa demonstrates how to fill in eyebrows and remove stray hairs and extra stubble.

2. Removing Unwanted Items

2. Removing Unwanted Items

Need to remove a distracting element or two from your shot? No problem! Lesa demonstrates how to use the patch tool and clone stamp to seamlessly remove necklaces, bracelets and other unwanted items from your portraits.

3. Lighten & Darken Specific Areas

3. Lighten & Darken Specific Areas

Make your subjects look their best with Lesa's professional retouching techniques. Learn how to use the brush tool to reduce wrinkles, darken irises and subtly sculpt faces. Then, discover a time-saving trick for speeding up the process by creating a Photoshop action.

Recommended with this class

  • Mac or PC
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Practice images