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Chapter 10. Photograph: Retouching Portr... > Transforming a Frown into a Smile - Pg. 309

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Step Three: Press the Left/Right Bracket keys on your keyboard to adjust the brush size until it's about the size of the person's cheek. Place the brush near the corner of the mouth, click and "tug" slightly up. This tugging of the cheek makes the corner of the mouth turn up, creating a smile. Step Four: Repeat the "tug" on the opposite side of the mouth, using the already tugged side as a visual guide as to how far to tug. Be careful not to tug too far, or you'll turn your subject into the Joker from Batman