The Art & Business of Retouching
Become a Retouching Professional
Whether you are a beginner or a working freelancer, here you will find a wealth of information shared by successful professionals to help you improve your retouching skills and business.
Our video courses taught by the best in class will provide an excellent skill base in Beauty, Portrait and Fashion Retouching and help you to successfully transition from student to professional.
Our retouching panels will help you speed up your beauty and portrait retouching workflow, achieve accurate, repeatable retouching results and increase the quality of the finished product.
HOLISTIC APPROACH TO SKIN RETOUCHING
NEW! SKIN Retouching VIDEO Course
In this course, we approach skin retouching using a manageable and repeatable workflow based on a strong foundation and understanding of the elements that make up skin problems in digital photography.
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Retouching Courses & Tools
ESSENTIAL SKILLS, EXPERT APPROACH & WORKFLOW
NEW! Professional Beauty Retouching Course
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The Skin Retouching course is available on our new streaming platform located at learn.retouchingacademy.com, and now you can conveniently continue learning even when you are away from your desk and watch the lessons on your mobile devices via this mobile app.
Frequency Separation is an extremely powerful technique when used correctly, but often gets misused and abused by beginner retouchers. It can easily ruin your image if you slap it on without understanding how it works and the logic behind it but will do wonders for you if you take the time to really understand the concept and practice.
While it used to be the case that a full portrait or beauty retouch was the exclusive domain of raster-based photo editors such as Adobe Photoshop or Affinity Photo, the release of Capture One 20 (13.1) has now made it possible entirely at the raw level…
We care deeply about the quality of our products and choose not to jeopardize our users’ experience by offering panels that might not perform as they should due to outdated Adobe software. As a result, we will no longer offer RA Panels for Photoshop CS6 for purchase…
The world of professional beauty retouching is very exciting, collaborative and diverse. You never stop learning and growing as a creative professional because every job is a set of new challenges that keep your problem-solving and retouching skills sharp and ever-evolving.
Read on if you are interested in becoming a Professional Commercial Beauty Retoucher.
Any retoucher worth their salt will know how to work with any skin tone. However, I tend to find that this is one area where photographers and retouchers struggle, as there is a tendency to overly lighten the skin tone or wash out its depth and texture.
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RA Panels are Photoshop extensions designed to help speed up your Beauty, Fashion & Portrait retouching workflow by performing the tedious and repetitive parts of your routine, and increase the quality of the finished product.
In today’s fast-paced digital world, we independent artists must offer superior, swift and consistent service to be ahead of our competition. Whether you are a freelance retoucher or a professional photographer, this smart panel will simplify and speed up your workflow by performing the tedious and repetitive parts of your routine.
Utilizing extremely helpful scripts, as well as the ability to add your own custom User Actions, this extension panel will help you achieve repeatable top-quality results, impress your clients, and save you hours of work in the process.