Creamy Skin Tones Tutorial (Video)

By Jed Grant

skin tone tutorial resultsWelcome to my second video tutorial. This one covers a few different methods for getting soft creamy looking skin tones for your photos. This type of photo editing or post processing is particularly common with wedding and bridal pictures. The image below shows a the results you’ll be getting by following the steps I outline in the tutorial. I’ve also included a curves preset for cross processing you can download at the end of the post.

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You’ll notice that there is more than a handful of methods that will give you smooth creamy skin and that they all rely on modify the brightness and contrast to reduce details. I hope you enjoyed the video and I’m planning on doing more in the future in various software applications. If there’s something specific you would like to see please post it in the comments and I’ll do my best to create something for you.

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2 Comments

  1. By Jess November 13, 2010

    Hello, just stumbled across your blog and it is exactly what I’ve been looking for! I’m having trouble viewing video tutorials though, do you need an account?

  2. By Jed Grant November 13, 2010

    Thanks Jess, should be fixed now! 🙂

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