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Photo Manipulation

Turn a Regular Headshot Into a Cold Winter Portrait


Step 19

To make the eyeliner you can use pen tool. Make the trace in the models eye like this:

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Then select the option stroke path.

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Then select brush pressure.

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Step 20

Make the eyeliner softer with the smudge tool. Also you can reduce the opacity to blend it even more.

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Step 21

To create the glitter we are going to used another image. I cut a part of the image with the lasso tool and then put that selection over the model.

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Step 22

Erase the parts you don’t need from the selection, putting the layer in soft light. Then put the layer at 70% of opacity. Repeat this with the other eye. Also you can change the color of the glitter. I desatured this one a little bit.

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Step 23

Remember to put some eyeshadow in the lower part of the eye. I used a intense dark blue and add some Gaussian blur. Also the layer is in normal mode.

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Also to make the eye stand out even more you can add a white line under the eyebrow with the pen tool.

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Step 25

Used smudge tool to make the white line softer and then reduce the opacity of the layer to 50%.

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Step 26

Paint over the eyebrows of the model with a soft brush and reduce the layer opacity to 70% to make the eyebrows darker.

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To end with the eyeshadows paint with a soft brush using pastel cyan and white

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Add some Gaussian blur and put the layer in overlay at 70% to get this result.

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Step 28

Create a new layer to make some reflections in the lips and skin with pen tool and soft brushes.

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Use smudge tool to make the reflections softer and reduce opacity and fill to 70%.

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To make the model’s hair I used some brushes.

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Also I used the pen tool to create more hair.

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Now we are going to start with the lighting and coloring. Add a new layer and paint it blue, also a little bit of white in the center and black in the edges.

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Then apply Gaussian blur with 100% radius

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And used the layer in soft light.

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Step 32

Add a new layer and use gradient tool. I used in this layer pink and blue. Also apply Gaussian blur to make it softer.

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Used Soft Light

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Add a new gradient with dark blue and use once again the layer in soft light with 70% of opacity.

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Step 34

Paint the model’s skin with a blue tone using a soft brush.

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Use the layer in soft light with 70% of opacity and fill.

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Step 35

Duplicate the model’s original layer CTRL + J and change the color pressing CTRL + U

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Paint light with a soft brush with 70% of opacity using white color, then put the layer in soft light.

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Step 37

Add a new layer and use paint bucket with the color 60% gray. Put the layer in overlay and paint over that layer with dodge and burn tool to create shadows and lights.

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Step 38

Add some snow, I used brushes for this.

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Step 39

To end with this manipulation I reduce the saturation a -20. And that’s it!!!

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