Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Hair

Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Hair

Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Hair is an Intermediate level tutorial on Photography, produced by the creator, Deke McClelland. This tutorial is an important pillar for an individual who needs to sharpen his/her Photography skills. It provides you a thorough grip on Masking + Compositing, Photography, Photoshop, Masking + Compositing, Photography and Photoshop.

Free Download - Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Hair
Author Deke McClelland
Publish Date 12/20/2011
Skill Intermediate
Duration 3h 6m
Topic Masking + Compositing
Video Tutorials 38
Last Update N/A

In this installment of his popular Masking & Compositing series, Photoshop guru Deke McClelland shows how to select hair—down to the individual strands—and composite portraits against new backgrounds. The course covers how to mask out hair, paint in detail, blend hair, merge channels, and match light sources. Deke also explores special techniques for working with both dark and light hair, as well as extracting hair from complex backgrounds.

Topics include:

  • Understanding the Calculations command
  • Calculating masks with the Subtract and Add modes
  • Enhancing a mask with Apply Image
  • Creating a traditional blue screen mask
  • Masking dark hair against a busy background
  • Painting in missing hairs with a Wacom tablet
  • Masking blonde hair and flames
  • Performing selective edits with Dodge and Burn
  • Masking a difficult image in multiple passes

Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Hair : Video Lessons

  • Welcome2m 10s
  • Introducing the hair masking options4m 18s
  • Calculating with the Add mode5m 58s
  • Using the Scale and Offset values3m 47s
  • Calculating with the Subtract mode5m 19s
  • Enhancing a mask with Apply Image4m 42s
  • Traditional blue screen masking3m 7s
  • Painting in the missing details4m 23s
  • Compositing dark hair5m 47s
  • Creating an in-text reflection effect4m 1s
  • Creating a contrast mask4m 34s
  • Cleaning up a base mask5m 55s
  • Reinstating missing details5m 12s
  • Building a second-pass mask6m 30s
  • Bringing back the most fragile hairs5m 17s
  • Smudging bad transitions5m 19s
  • Painting in missing hairs5m 6s
  • Matching the light source3m 50s
  • Calculating blonde hair4m 50s
  • Creating two contrasting iterations3m 27s
  • Merging two iterations inside a mask4m 44s
  • Performing selective edits with Dodge and Burn5m 19s
  • Painting in Airbrush mode4m 30s
  • Repairing details with a warped ellipse6m 18s
  • Pulling a background with Apply Image3m 57s
  • Blending clipped layers independently6m 42s
  • Building a flame mask7m 25s
  • Compositing and coloring the flame4m
  • Making a first-pass calculation4m 54s
  • Making a second-pass calculation4m 32s
  • Refining and combining the two passes5m 28s
  • Painting and editing the third-pass mask6m 16s
  • Merging channels inside a mask4m 5s
  • Cleaning up with Dodge and Brush7m 41s
  • Adding the earring to the mask4m 16s
  • Tweaking and integrating the hair6m 1s
  • Restoring the mask's focus with History5m 3s
  • Next steps1m 17s

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