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★ The Dark Side – Retouching/Manipulation Tutorial

★ The Dark Side – Retouching/Manipulation Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a dark portrait manipulation in Photoshop CS6. It has a heavy load of retouching where you will learn how to fix eyes, lips, hair, nose and how to apply makeup. The background will be changed with an out of focus version to create more depth. Finally, some light effects and a few ornamental details will give the final touch.


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  • Full video tutorial (1h 20min long, mp4 format,  resolution 1280×720 )

*Note: The hair ornaments stock is not the original used in the video due to stock author permission

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About Andrei Oprinca

Yep that's me :) I like Photoshop and Spotify 2 years ago I said to myself I will fill this with some useful info about me but I never had the chance to do it XDDD


  1. I really like the awesome tutorial

  2. Pitsis Wayne

    this is so cool…alsome

  3. Thank you for sharing!

  4. man you are amazing

  5. Wow….two tutorials in short time. Thank you so much, this is great. Ilove this site, it’s so helpful and easy to follow you.
    Sometimes there is music on the tut’s , it’s so relaxing to work :-)
    Thank you Andrei, have a good time.

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