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Old 01-09-2011   #11
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Don't worry about my EDIT comment - you had already provided what I created - I just was skimming over things too quick and missed the DevianART link.

As far as the retouching, I went back and looked at what I've done and realized most of my trouble comes from working on faces that have a LOT more to hide than this shot. After I posted, I took your before shot and, as you said, healing and cloning made quick work of most of it. The young women I've worked on didn't have much smooth skin to start with, so I used more drastic measures that simply aren't needed here. Not trivializing your work here - it looks fantastic.
Thanks again.

Yeah working on faces with difficult skin is a pain and can take a lot out of a person. When healing and cloning keep in mind our skin texture and patterns differ from our foreheads to our chin. It sounds real obvious but you'll be surprised at how many people don't realize that. So don't take a sample from the chin while trying to fix something on the cheek and try to follow the flow of the skin pattern.

When there is not enough good skin sometimes you might have to do with repeated patterns and textures. Or you can take a good small patch of good skin and use PS pattern generator to create a bigger usable skin patch to sample from that.
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Old 01-09-2011   #12
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Perfect.

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Beautifully done!
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Old 01-21-2011   #14
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Beautifully done!
Thanks for taking a look and commenting
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Old 04-18-2011   #15
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Looks wonderful. the best thing is that it does not look retouched.
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Old 05-06-2011   #16
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Looks wonderful. the best thing is that it does not look retouched.
Thanks. That what I strive for, not to look like it's been retouched.
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Old 05-12-2011   #17
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Thanks. That what I strive for, not to look like it's been retouched.
exactly! beautiful job
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I agree with Jack Ripper. This was done very well and she doesn't look like she was touched up.
Excellant work!
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Old 05-26-2011   #19
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exactly! beautiful job
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I agree with Jack Ripper. This was done very well and she doesn't look like she was touched up.
Excellant work!
Thanks for looking and taking the time to comment. If there are questions I'll answer the best I can.
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Just right...her features pop without looking colored in and skin is lovely.


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