The Fundamentals of Beauty Grading
“Is There Anything We Can Do For This Actor?”
Have you ever wondered what to do when a director asks you to “help out” an actor or actress in a scene?
And by ‘help out’, they’re usually referring the actor’s skin and eyes.
In this Insights article I cover the fundamental ideas behind beauty grading. Sometimes you just need to pop their eyes out a little bit and sometimes you need to soften skin, boost hair color and add shadows to give the image depth. I cover using windows, tracking, using the mist control and guide you step by step through how to achieve giving your actors an invisible helping handle