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photoshop gimp retouch photo
Give your photos a magazine look using gimp. If you don't have gimp go download it. It is a lot of fun.

Posted by RubyLynn from Claremont, California, United States • Published
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  • How to make a photo manipulation. Give Your Photos A Magazine Look (Using Gimp) - Step 1
    Step 1

    Choose a photo you would like to retouch. I picked this photo of: Adriana Lima with no makeup on. Its not a bad photo, but lets see if we can give it a boost!

  • How to make a photo manipulation. Give Your Photos A Magazine Look (Using Gimp) - Step 2
    Step 2

    Pick the smudge brush and lightly go over her skin.
    Opacity of brush: should be anything under 12% or it will start to blur and look really bad.

    I lightly when over her skin making it more flawless

  • How to make a photo manipulation. Give Your Photos A Magazine Look (Using Gimp) - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use your color picker tool and pick a color off her face. Then make a new layer. start to air brush her face. go around her eyes, eyebrows, and lips.

  • How to make a photo manipulation. Give Your Photos A Magazine Look (Using Gimp) - Step 4
    Step 4

    Play with the layer settings. Here i picked color and lowered the layer opacity to 23%

  • How to make a photo manipulation. Give Your Photos A Magazine Look (Using Gimp) - Step 5
    Step 5

    Finished. I stopped at Step 4 because the photo didn't need anything else. You can add lip stick, eye shadow, etc if you want.

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rainismysunshine
rainismysunshine
6 hours? Took me 10 mins. =P lol
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rainismysunshine
rainismysunshine
Easy to do and a great result! Happy
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bjkdAnc3r
bjkdAnc3r
this is soo hard! but still, it's fun(:
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Lady Machete
Lady Machete · St Augustine, Florida, US · 2 projects
I didn't know about this program before I found this how to, it's like a free version of photoshop, I love it!
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Kath
Kath · Bendigo, Victoria, AU · 2 projects
Okay, So the way professionals edit skin, is using the spot heal brush in photoshop (adobe) and also the clone tool, this is fairly affective for me
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Quirrel
Quirrel
thanks! i love playing around with photos. I only ever got up to the smudging stage so the other tips are a great help : )
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Moxie D.
Moxie D. · Chandler, Arizona, US · 4 projects
You make it seem so easy! I'll have to give it a try Happy
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Noodlestars C.
Noodlestars C. · 1 project
Wow, this is great, and you can do it with Photoshop too!
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Arty Kitkat
Arty Kitkat · St Albans, England, GB · 61 projects
Cool, I've got gimp on my computer but haven't quite figured it out yet. Thanks for the tutorial Happy
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steadyline
steadyline · 1 project
cool!
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