OK, enough bragging. Time to get to work. After all, this is what’s going to get Ann to invite me back next time. She needed beauty/headshots to showcase her work for her workshop. So I must make sure Rosely’s skin comes out flawless; also, enhance the details in her hair. At the same time, it must not look too perfect that it becomes artificial or flat. As I wrote previously, the key is to preserve highlights and shows which defines the contour of the face. At the same time, borrow good textures nearby to heal the skin. Once you have the workflow in place; it is the matter of patience.
The emphasis of a beauty/headshot is the face. So I tried to crop out anything which may distract the viewer. That includes clothes and chest; the beauty tutorial I learned the workflow even goes to the extreme of reducing chest size. That’s why Rosely looks nude in all of them; even though she was wearing a very nice dress at all time. Fashion shots of Rosely to follow in a future post.