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Old 03-08-2012, 09:34 PM
kav kav is offline
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Re: critique please

Originally Posted by OTTORETOUCH View Post
Now I look back at the picture, I think I really botched it lol. Poor photographer, lucky it was only for practice purposes. The pattern on the wall was there, it's an old wall paper. The cut out of her hais is horrible and I even took out some of the wallpaper pattern off correcting the hair.
I D&Bed the face so intensely it looks fake. I am gonna put this one behind me lol. Thanks for all your comments guys.
You noticed one problem out of many. Picture her face in three dimensions and how the light would fall on it. Then tell me how you picture the shape along her cheek and jaw. To me it feels very convex where it was initially flat or concave, then there are a few flat spots. It also goes flat along the temple. The hair has a lot of smudging. It's just a matter of considering shapes.
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Old 03-09-2012, 10:13 AM
Andymania Andymania is offline
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The skin is a little too ceramic like my friend. I do like the the overall color balancing and I agree with Mike that perhaps toning down the saturation of the purple eye shadow would be beneficial too.
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Old 04-03-2012, 12:21 AM
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Originally Posted by OTTORETOUCH View Post
Thanks for the advice. Thing is, I did not blur the cheek. But I know now that I overdid the D&B. Cheers though.
Did you use portraiture?
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