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Beauty Retouch & makeup issues! Please critique!!

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Old 09-13-2010, 09:29 AM
almadeangel almadeangel is offline
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Beauty Retouch & makeup issues! Please critique!!

Hi People!
Im at my fourth retouch and I made this one that I attach..
Well.. the make-up was a big thing for me and I would love you to criticize and tell me what you think of the results and what would you have done!
Thanks in advance to all of you!

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Old 09-20-2010, 09:45 AM
wallace30 wallace30 is offline
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Re: Beauty Retouch & makeup issues! Please critiqu

I think that the eye makeup should be on it's own layer, and have the opacity moved down a little bit so that it doesn't look so painted on- this may help to give it the look of actual makeup if you can see a little of the underlying skin.
The purple hair seems odd to me, perhaps if you used a brush in "color" mode around %10 with that color selected and try to blend it in?
Her eyebrows seem over the top to me- but once again just my opinion, I would take back the opacity of these.
I think you have a good start!!
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Old 09-28-2010, 12:38 AM
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Re: Beauty Retouch & makeup issues! Please critiqu

Hey mate,

I'm far from pro but would like to offer my opinion. I think the makeup around the eye looks way to painted on and I probably would have removed the blush from her forehead. She may benefit from a little more dimension on her face with some creative dodging and burning, also maybe on her neck and collar bone which looks particular flat.

I do really like the background colour change and the fact that you have created a purple colour cast on her hair.

Hope this helps.
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