- Dylan Hancey
- Graphic Arts, Visual Arts
- Material Type:
- Lesson Plan
- High School
- 10, 11, 12
- Wyoming Department of Education
- Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
- Media Formats:
- Downloadable docs
Portrait Retouching and Compositing
Structure for a lesson plan, with detailed steps to achieve an edited and composited portrait.
Lesson structure for retouching
Subject: Portrait retouching and compositing
Key Concepts: Remove blemishes, using the dodge and burn tool, understanding frequency separation, compositing, and color matching.
Objectives: SWBAT remove blemishes using the patch or clone stamp tool. Fix skin tones by using frequency separation. Composite the portrait to a new background and match the colors to create uniformity.
Assessment(s): Students will submit three images; a before image, an after image, and the background used.
Materials & Equipment: LIbrary of portraits, or access to take portraits. Access to unsplash.com or similar resource. Photoshop CS6 or newer.
Vocabulary: Dodge, burn, frequency separation, compositing, color grading, levels, curves.