With each retouching pass, work to create powerful aesthetic and vibrance. Follow photographer, Jake Hicks, as he methodically applies skin smoothing to the gelled key and fill image. Create a mathematical approach, employing gaussian blur, High Pass filtering, Linear Light blending, to create natural and realistic skin texture. Using the paint brush, create even texture, preserving the detail of skin pores and hairs, while eliminating distractions. Learn to also effectively apply the same approach to wardrobe wrinkles and creases.