The Art of Retouching Studio

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Latest Episodes

How to Succeed as a Freelancer | Self Employment for Beginners
October 12, 2020

Self Employment for Beginners

What are Color Profiles and Color Modes in Photoshop?
September 23, 2020

I want to clear up the usual common misconceptions about Color Modes, Color Models, Color Profiles, and Color Spaces. Give me a few minutes of your time, and you will no longer be confused by it. The

What is Effective Resolution? | Resolution and Pixel Density
September 14, 2020

In this video, I’ll introduce you to three important topics that are essential for working with digital images in Photoshop, and these are pixels, image size and image resolution. Having a solid under

How to Succeed as a Freelancer | Self-Employment Strategies
September 01, 2020

I'll be talking about how to keep yourself sane throughout your retouching career beyond Photoshop and growing your portfolio. Because working from your home office and making money isn't all about th

How to Succeed as a Freelancer | Freelancing Strategies
August 17, 2020

The sad thing about working as a freelancer is that thanks to the word "Free", people often think that the work you do is low cost. In their mind, they are doing YOU the favor by keeping you busy, and

8-Bit vs. 16-Bit | Bit Depth | What is Tonal Range?
August 10, 2020

What is the difference between editing images in 8-bit or 16-bit? While it should be obvious that 16-bit color is significantly better than 8-bit color. After all, 8-bit is only 16.7 million colors wh

The 300 DPI Myth | What Are DPI, PPI & LPI?
August 05, 2020

What is the 300 DPI Myth? What are DPI, PPI and LPI? John Ross will explain to you the differences between Dots Per Inch, Pixels Per Inch, and Lines Per Inch. You will learn how to use them to supply

Professional Masking | How to use Quickmask
December 24, 2014

For Advanced Photoshop Magazine #130, I was asked to show how I create my selections. In this extended video, I'm going to show you the ins and outs of Professional Masking. - Properly masking an ima

Smart Objects and Smart Filters | Photoshop Basic 2 Tutorial
November 12, 2014

I will tell you all about the magic of Smart Objects and Smart Filters. For any retoucher, it's important to develop a non-destructive workflow. Smart Objects and Smart Filters will give you the abi

Rulers and Guides | Photoshop Beginner’s Tutorial
September 16, 2014

When working in Photoshop, while most of it is creative, sometimes you will want to be as accurate as you possibly can. Rulers and guides come in handy because they help you create specific points in