PROJECT: PHOTO RETOUCH

Your job is to research all the tools available to you in order to retouch damaged photos, make color corrections, fix rips, etc..

 

Read Through The Task Sheet

Grading Criteria

Will vary from project to project, but the main focus is on seemless integration of your edits. We'll talk about what that means.

Save a copy of each of your original, layer-filled .PSD files as a .JPEG and turn in to the class In-Box labeled: Retouching

PRE-PRODUCTION

Your job is to familiarize yourself with the following:

  1. Remove objects from your photos with Content-Aware Fill

  2. Content-Aware Patch and Move

  3. Retouch and repair photos

Watch The Demo With Mr. Juul

 

Celebrities without teeth examples

PRODUCTION

Photo Retouching (3 Pts)

There's two parts to this:

Project 1 - You Retouch 3 Damaged Photos
Your resource photos are in the class resource folder titled 00_Class Resources.
Choose any three and retouch them using the Spot healing, Content Aware and Healing brushes.
Save a 'before' and 'after version as a .jpeg into the class InBox or Upload To Focus. See the example below

Correct the color, brightness, tears, remove spots or blemishes.

Specifics for saving Retouched photos:

  • 300 dpi resolution

  • Landscape style page 11" x 8.5"

  • Show the before and after results like shown.

  • Save as a .jpeg and upload to Focus or to the class InBox

 

Project 2 - Uglify and Beautify Yourself

Using  layers and retouching techniques,uglify and beautify yourself

  1. Textured skin, odd colored hair, bags under your eyes, acne, scars, whatever you deem uglified to make yourself look unappealing.  Don't go stupid overboard.

  2. Do the same thing but in reverse. What would you look like with a nose job or chin job? A new hat or necklace?

  3. Save a copy for web and place it in the class inbox or upload to Focus. JPEG. Also save your .PSD file so I can see your masking and layers

Read The Task Sheet About The Photo Retouching & Beautify Uglify Projects and See Examples

Specifics for saving photos:

  • 300 dpi resolution

  • Landscape style page 11" x 8.5"

  • Show the before and after results like shown.

  • Save as a .jpeg and upload to Focus or to the class InBox

A 'Before' and 'After' Example

Before After.jpg
maddie-stubbs7-327x263.jpg
Maddie-323x226.jpg
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Project 3 -  Coloring a Black and White Photo (2 Pts  - Due Date Pending)
Your job is to take two black and white photos ( a person and landscape ) and colorize them in Photoshop using techniques learned in class.

Save a copy for web and place it in the class inbox or upload to Focus. JPEG.

Also save your .PSD version so I can see your layers

  • Specifics for saving photos:

  • 300 dpi resolution

  • Landscape style page 11" x 8.5"

  • Show the before and after results like shown.

  • Save as a .jpeg and upload to Focus or to the class InBox

 

Project 4 - Masking - Aminal Hybrids (3 pts )
Your job is to learn how to mask and create seemless blending of images.

  • Specifics for saving photos:

  • 300 dpi resolution

  • Landscape style page 11" x 8.5"

  • Show the before and after results like shown. Put All Three On One Page

  • Save as a .jpeg and upload to Focus or to the class InBox

BW to Color Pic Example.jpg
alfred-hitchcock-portrait-colorized.jpg