How to Airbrush Skin With Frequency Separation

Professional retouchers use a lot of techniques to retouch skin. In this tutorial, you’ll learn one of the most basic retouching techniques called frequency separation.  It’s used as a quick way to airbrush skin without removing too many fine details. What is Frequency Separation? Frequency Separation is a jargon used in the retouching world to describe a skin airbrushing technique. The technique involves splitting an image into two “frequencies”: Low Frequency Layer: smoothed layer where only the colors and tones can be seen High Frequency Layer: sharpened layer holding the finer skin details Once the skin is separated into these two layers, you can adjust the (Read more...)