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In this tutorial, Kelly Robitaille unveils her entire creative workflow for surreal and whimsical portraits. Beginning with a concept that is specific to the story she wants to tell in each photo - whether it be about something unusual or just someone looking off into space dreamily-she stresses giving subjects backstories so they have more dimensionality as people and teaches how to enhance features to support that story. This is a professional tutorial on how to retouch your photos using Photoshop in a surreal way. You'll learn everything about creating surreal portraits in Photoshop, including lighting tips, composition advice, post-production techniques and more!

Surreal Portraiture: Styling & Retouching

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In this tutorial, Kelly Robitaille unveils her entire creative workflow for surreal and whimsical portraits. Beginning with a concept, she stresses the importance of giving her subjects backstory to create a photographic narrative and enhance character-driven emotion within her surreal portraiture. She then dives into the technical side of her work, demonstrating a number of Photoshop tools in interesting and unconventional ways specific to her style.

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Love this style and the walk through tutorial is easy to follow. Great for all levels.

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A very clear tutorial with lots of tips and tricks you can use for your own art. Loved it!

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Do you want to learn how to make surreal portraits? Kelly Robitaille is a world-renowned retoucher who has mastered the art of making surreal and whimsical portraits. In this tutorial, she unveils her entire creative workflow for creating these captivating images that will leave your viewers in awe.

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She begins with a concept, giving her subjects backstory to create a photographic narrative and enhance character-driven emotion within her work. Then she dives into the technical side of her work, demonstrating Photoshop tools in interesting and unconventional ways specific to her style.

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ABOUT Kelly Robitaille

Kelly Robitaille is a Canadian based commercial retoucher and photographer. Her deep skills as a retouching artist has her working for clients around the globe. Kelly is widely known for her 'Whimsical Waif' portrait series which feature exaggerated body form and large eyes. Her non-traditional approach to portraits and retouching have given her a unique and instantly recognizable look.

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In this tutorial, Kelly Robitaille unveils her entire creative workflow for surreal and whimsical portraits. Beginning with a concept that is specific to the story she wants to tell in each photo - whether it be about something unusual or just someone looking off into space dreamily-she stresses giving subjects backstories so they have more dimensionality as people and teaches how to enhance features to support that story. This is a professional tutorial on how to retouch your photos using Photoshop in a surreal way. You'll learn everything about creating surreal portraits in Photoshop, including lighting tips, composition advice, post-production techniques and more!

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Awesome Course!

The Surreal Portraiture: Styling & Retouching class was excellent. Kelly does an amazing job of explaining her workflow and making sure she covers content in detail. It was easy to follow and really a great course. I highly recommend!

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Taylor - thanks for your kind comments. We have always been big fans of Kelly's work, love that you found the workflow easy to follow.

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Hot my wife the Surreal

Hot my wife the Surreal Retouching and she ABSOLUTELY LOVES IT!!!! Thank you

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Love it!!

Love this style and the walk through tutorial is easy to follow. Great for all levels.

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A very clear tutorial

A very clear tutorial with lots of tips and tricks you can use for your own art. Loved it!

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Wonderful material provided that was

Wonderful material provided that was easy to follow and understand.

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SURREAL RETOUCHING

Love it!

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It’s art

I strive to make art no photos and this is inspiring

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I love the technique from Kelly Robitaille and love her work. The tutorial I found pretty boring and not very in depth. Really glad I waited to get a good discount code for this one.

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I loved this course

The course was exactly what I was hoping for, and then some!

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Surreal

Awesome! Tutorial! Loved it! Learned how to liquify & use Puppet Warp didnt know you could do so much with all these tools! The best investment you'll make! 👍❤️👍

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