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retouch

1. the art or practice of retouching
2. a detail that is the result of retouching
3. a photograph, painting, etc., that has been retouched
4. Archaeol fine percussion to shape flakes of stone into usable tools
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Rousseau says about the entire process, which took 3 months and 6 expert printers and retouchers to complete, "It was a real challenge to mix the different techniques of traditional and digital photography and maintain a high level of quality.
For other commercial photo retouchers and anyone interested in adding a professional touch to their digital images, Honiball begins by explaining how he set up that crucial comfortable workspace and how he did retouching in the pre-Photoshop era.
The proverbial nail in the coffin really came with the adoption of desktop publishing and the flood of enhancements that were developed in a relatively short period of time to enable a computer operator to perform the same functions heretofore possible only with contact frames and the watchful eye of color retouchers and strippers.
The best retouchers appreciate a person's unique characteristics and carefully accentuate the positive and minimize the less-than-flattering facial characteristics.
In the earliest pictures, retouchers had a field day, smoothing away pimples, rashes, and crotch bulges.
This invaluable resource for designers, illustrators, retouchers, students and graphic artists is now in its 8th edition and is fully updated to cover the new features found in CS6.
Expressly made for photographers, graphic designers, color retouchers, and printers who rely heavily on color accuracy, BenQ s certified color management monitors provide reliable, printing-certified soft-proofing precision at an incredibly affordable price.
The well-documented use of bone retouchers during the MSA/MP (Chase 1990; Armand & Delagnes 1998; Henshilwood et al.