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Retouching Archives » Leeviathan

Chanel Fashion Retouch

Before and after for photo retouching challenge from

Gold-Leaf Makeup: Fashion Retouch

I finally found some real photographers with real, unretouched photos to be fiddled and nudged into masterworks. Hooray! For this image I didn’t want to do a whole lot of skin-smoothing, firstly because the model already had incredibly smooth skin, and secondly because people aren’t made of plastic, and it is my opinion that a […]

Fun with Liquify

Liquify! Weee fun!

Liquify is a photo editing technique in Photoshop that basically turns a photograph into warm, flatulent putty. But often the term liquify is used to mean “reshaped” regardless of whether the liquify tool was actually used or not–I almost never use the liquify tool proper, because it’s awful. See the image to the left for […]