In this photoshop color editing tutorial, i will show you quick and accurate way to match skin tones with selective color. Simple technique for matching tones and changing colors.
How to match skin tones in Photoshop.
First select image as reference to change skin tones.
Now sample skin tone from reference photo.
Take brush tool.
Hold Alt or Opt key to sample color.
Now similarly sample original skin tone.
now we are going to match original color with sample color.
go to adjustments and select selective color.
now adjust settings for whites and neutral to change skin color mid tones and highlights.
keep eye on sample colors.
now colors are same.
Once finish matching the colors, then go to selective color layer mask.
add apply image command to the mask.
now the effect is applied to lighter parts of the image like skin tones. Then click ok.
we just matched the skin tones.
Let’s add lip color to original image.
Select hue/saturation from adjustment panel and adjust settings as follow.
now invert layer mask to hide the effect (CTRL + I).
take soft brush and paint on lips with white color.
Alt/Option + Click on layer mask to display.
You can mask any unwanted or add necessary details using overlay brush.
That’s it. We’re Done.