Creating Killer Web Sites

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Hand Retouching Images

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Hand Retouching

Using the pencil tool to touch-up type after reducing colors can improve the look of your image. Keep an eye out for areas of uneven color and especially jagged areas.

Poorly rendered type before hand retouching.

The same image after retouching.

It's important not to get too carried away while you hand retouch. It's very easy to overdo it, eventually changing the weight of your letters for the worse.

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