These images, photographed by Ranald Mackechnie, were taken on a white backdrop in the studio, I then cleaned up the underwear / lines as well as making the underwear less prominent and perfecting the body painting. Finally, I created a number of backdrops using some stock photos and trying to create a mock-stencilling effect.
I found an article online which features a pretty cool time lapse video of the whole shooting/makeup process here:
the video does not work for me, so there are more on Youtube like this one
You can find more examples of creative retouching an illustration here or take a look at my photographic retouching presentation
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