11 Portrait Retouching Video Tutorials For Photoshop CS5

If you prefer video tutorials, this is the list for you. We have sorted through and viewed dozens of videos on portrait retouching techniques to give you this list. You won't find any silent videos with no explanations, or videos with catchy tunes and only a scant printed instruction overlaid on the video content. You won't find arrogant authors who create their videos only for Photoshop experts. We did our best to select complete explanations and different techniques that give you enough information to perform the same transformation on your own images with just a little basic knowledge.

Changing [Lip] Color in Photoshop CS5 - lightenupandshoot

Retouching video tutorial 1

This tutorial uses some basic tools like laso. The author gives you the quick keys while explaining the technique used to change the lipstick color on the model.

How to enhance lip color and tone in Adobe Photoshop CS5 - WonderHowTo

Retouching video tutorial 2

This is a video that was prepared for Lynda.com, so it has all the excellent features and quality control you expect from a video tutorial. It uses a quick mask and curves in the adjustments panel to change to tone of the lips. The technique is very simple and fast.

Advanced skin retouching Photoshop cs5 tutorial - Wizard591

Retouching video tutorial 3

This tutorial creates layers for adjusting skin texture and color. Quick keys and tools are briefly explained, but the viewer may want to look up further details.

Photoshop Advanced Skin Smoothing -NewDarkRoom.com

Retouching video tutorial 4

This tutorial uses gausian blur and airbrush with a layer mask to smooth skin color and reduce unwanted skin detail. The author uses menu selection rather than shortcut keys, so there are no unexplained actions happening on the screen.

Skin Retouching Tutorial in Photoshop CS5 - Garret Franz

Retouching video tutorial 5

This is another technique for retouching skin. It is well explained and does a nice job of detailing the different treatments for facial hair, shadows, and eyes.

How to color correct skin tones with Adobe Photoshop CS5 - WonderHowTo

Retouching video tutorial 6

This video is from the Lynda.com series on portrait retouching. It is less of a how-to video than the others, but it provides some valuable information about how to balance skin tone colors in a realistic range. The rest of the video series can be seen at Lynda.com.

Photoshop Tutorial: Make Advanced Hair Selections with Masks - RiverCityGraphics

Retouching video tutorial 7

This method using refined masking techniques is good for images with plain backgrounds. The tutorial is well done with no skipped explainations of steps.

Change Hair Color - Photoshop CS5 Tutorial - tutvid

Retouching video tutorial 8

This video discusses changing color from a darker hair color to any color you want. It goes through a lot of steps that change the color gradually through the addition of layers that gradually refine the color. The video assumes you have the hair pre-selected, so you might want to use the selection techniques in the RiverCityGrahpics video above.

How To Enhance & add sparkle to eyes in Adobe Photoshop CS5 - WonderHowTo

Retouching video tutorial 9

This is an excellent video that was also done for Lynda.com. It is a chance to see a free video in the series Portrait Retouching for Photoshop CS5. It provides the viewer with the shortcut keys used and detailed explanation of the process.

How To Enhance cheeks and eyelids in Adobe Photoshop CS5 - WonderHowTo

Retouching video tutorial 10

This is another excellent video that was also done for Lynda.com. The author adds color to cheeks and changes the color of the eye shadow. The video provides the viewer with the shortcut keys used and detailed explanation of the process.

De-Aging in Photoshop - Howard Pinsky

Retouching video tutorial 11

This tutorial shows a quick technique for eliminating wrinkles on a face. The video is short and the technique simple.