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Old 07-28-2009, 12:05 AM
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What do you think of this:

Be honest, look close.

C&C welcome.

PS: I like the freckles and the gaps in the teeth
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Old 07-28-2009, 12:11 AM
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Re: Natural

that looks good to me
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Old 07-28-2009, 12:46 AM
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Re: Natural

Nice retouch, just enough and not over the top... Nice natural lashes and tooth..

The only thing I see after a quick, cursory inspection is...Her lips are sewn together in the corner by a hair...
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Old 07-28-2009, 04:01 AM
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Re: Natural

I like it too, very nice and natural. Also what 0lBaldy said about her lips, you should fix that because it looks weird and impossible haha
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Old 07-28-2009, 04:23 AM
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Re: Natural

The "new" Hair is great, wow, the rest is very natural and just perfect. If I would have to criticize I probably would retouch the lips a bit more + the mark/imprint or spot on the eye lashes, looks like she wears a glases or so.
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Old 07-28-2009, 05:20 AM
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Re: Natural

Looks really good.

When you brightened underneath her eyes you might've lost a bit too much color.
You moved her eyebrow down, when I think to get a more balanced look you should've moved her eye up.
Hair looks great, her chin is slightly crooked, but that's not your fault :P
You lost some freckles underneath her eyes.
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Old 07-28-2009, 07:38 AM
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Re: Natural

Hi Godmother,

first of all: I really like your work!

I think the new hair is fantastic!

But as you wanted some input (other than the obvious: that you really made the photo look classes better ;-)) here are some suggestions I would think about - I marked them in the screenshot....

What do you think?

Thanks for asking...
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Old 07-28-2009, 08:52 AM
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Re: Natural

I like it. Its 95% of the way there. You've had some good comments also! To repeat some - You just need to very slightly colorize where you have dodged under her eyes. Left eyebrow, (her right) not sure its quite the right shape.

I think it might not be a good idea to make her features completely symetrical? Don't know, slight unevenness, goes with the feel of it - you could try it out and decide. End of her chin, yes maybe that could be sorted. I think her face area needs VERY slight depth curve, I mean quarter tone 76,75 - just to make it sit better, and careful sharpening overall. Personally I would try maybe a very subtle, hardly visible extra flush on her cheeks.

Hair is very well handled indeed. Taking away the blue reflection has been done very nicely. The last poster has said "too sharp" for the added hair under her chin, it just needs a few strays painted in or lifted, to keep it in line with the rest.

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Old 07-28-2009, 08:57 AM
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Re: Natural

hi, godmother, yr work is very natural and nice. i like especially her hair. ^^
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Old 07-28-2009, 09:17 AM
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Re: Natural

Hmm... i dont know why, but it looks little blurred for me (also oryginal) andlack of contrast, but its only personal feeling.
Some little mistakes that I see:
hairs on left side oflips - You have removed them from lips, but they continue under lips, and those was not remowed
left eye (from watcher point of view) - little change of shape, and new one looks less natural than oryginal

beside that - nice work with hairs, lips and eyes.
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