Face Editing In Photoshop

Up until now, we've been using an image of just one person, but Face-Aware Liquify also works with photos of two or more people. And if we click and drag on the curved dotted line along the outer edge, we move the Eye Tilt slider. Notice the slider below each end of the gradient bar. Use the blur tool to even out skin tone.

Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Add the Shift key to change the brush hardness. Fill it with the color you want. There's a round one above and below the eye, another round one on the side, a diamond-shaped one in the upper corner, and a dotted curved line along the outer edge.

How To Use Face-Aware Liquify In Photoshop CC

As we'll see, all of these things can now be done simply by dragging sliders left or right. With portrait photos, the edges are usually along the person's hair, around the eyes, the mouth, and so on.

Repeat on all undesired spots. The other new Face-Aware Liquify feature is the Face Tool which is found in the Toolbar along the left of the dialog box. It then draws those thin outlines that we saw earlier around each face that it detects you'll need to have the Face Tool selected to see the outlines.

Whenever we see this directional arrow, it means we can click on the area and drag it around freely in any direction. But for smoothing skin, we use High Pass for the opposite reason. Blur your selection so that the skin looks perfectly smooth, but not too much that it doesn't look realistic. An edge is an area where there's a big, sudden change in brightness or color between neighboring pixels.

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Photoshop analyzes the area I clicked on, finds good skin texture from the area surrounding it, and then blends the good texture in with the problem area's original tone and color. To whiten teeth, be very careful! First, we have new Face-Aware Liquify sliders which make reshaping a face both simple and intuitive.

Here's the result after dragging the first slider. If we look at the woman's forehead in my image, we see what looks like a large pimple just to the right of center. In this case, it means we can move the eye around.


Here once again is my original image on the left. But the sliders can just as easily be used to make a person look like someone else entirely! Help answer questions Learn more. You look so different from your photos!

How To Use Face-Aware Liquify In Photoshop CC

There's a whole lot to cover, so let's get started! The Eye Width slider expands or contracts the eyes horizontally.

Easily Smooth And Soften Skin In A Photo With Photoshop

Select the whites of both eyes. Take your free selection tool, and feather it anywhere from px depending on your image. Before smoothing the skin, start by removing any unwanted blemishes. Adjust your brush size as you go to avoid painting over details that should remain sharp. The Eye Height slider expands or contracts the eyes vertically.

Way back at the beginning of the tutorial, before we even applied the Liquify filter, we first converted our image into a Smart Object. When used for subtle adjustments, the Face Tool can work wonders.


It may look terrible, but don't worry. Press Shift and the left bracket key to make the brush softer, or Shift and the right bracket key to make the brush harder. The round handles above and below the eye are linked to the Eye Height slider.

Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. The Nose Height slider adjusts the length of the nose. Use the Jawline slider to expand or contract the jawline. So you aren't completely comfortable with how your face looks?

Of course, you don't need to drag the sliders all the way to their maximum values. It's free for the first month, then costs a price as a subscription. Finally, when we hover the Face Tool closer to an edge of the face, we see various handles for adjusting the Face Shape properties. We've also learned how to adjust the same sliders by clicking and dragging directly on the image with the Face Tool, and how we can use the Face Tool to freely move and reshape other areas as well. Her skin is looking very smooth, but so is everything else in the image.

There's sliders for adjusting the size, angle and distance of the eyes. Both of these sliders are pretty straightforward. Click Reset to undo changes to a single face, or All to reset all faces at once. The main purpose of the Face-Aware Liquify sliders is to correct unwanted distortions in an image that are causing someone to look different from how they appear in real life. Can you tell us which parts were out of date so we can update them?

Check out our Photo Retouching section for more image editing tutorials! That's how to easily smooth and soften skin in Photoshop! When we select the Face Tool, Photoshop draws a thin outline on either side of the face it detected.

Go to filter - blur - Gaussian blur. And here's my image after dragging both sliders. Again, we'll see why in the next step.

Adjust and exaggerate facial features

What you are trying to do here is get rid of shine and redness. The reason we learned about the sliders before looking at the Face Tool is that the Face Tool really just gives us another way to adjust the sliders. Drag the slider to the right to expand their height, or to the left to contract it.

Adjust and exaggerate facial features

At this point, we've covered everything we need to know about using the new Face-Aware Liquify feature in Photoshop. The Liquify filter also gets a brand new Face Tool which allows us to control the sliders simply by clicking and dragging directly on the image itself. One of the more interesting sliders in the Face-Aware Liquify section is Smile, hindi minus one tracks which increases or decreases the curve of the person's mouth.

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