Roman House Part III - Finishing

Roman House Part III - Finishing
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Step 53

Soften the darks with color #F4CFAA (49% opacity) on their edges.
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Step 54

Highlight the skin with color #FFF6DF.
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Step 55

Use the burn tool (midtones mode, 46% exposure) to darken the darkest area of the skin (between toes and fingers, and under the chin).
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Step 56

Add a streak of pink right on the cheekbone with color #F4BCA1.
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Step 57

Highlight the cheeks with color #FFE6D9.
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Step 58

Fill in lips with color #E4AF84.
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Step 59

Add some color to the lips with color #FFB594 set to 41% opacity.
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Step 60

Darken the bottom of both the top and bottom lips with the burn tool on its previous settings.
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Step 61

Highlight the top and bottom lip with color #FFEACA (41% opacity).
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Step 62

Fill in the whites of the eyes with color #F&F3ED.
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Step 63

Fill in the eyes with color #4D46A9 (opaque).
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Step 64

Color in the bottom half of the eye with color #7095FF.
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Step 65

Use the dodge tool on the bottom third of the iris.
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Step 66

Make the eye's pupils with black (color #000000).
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Step 67

Use the burn tool on the rims of the eyes, in the middle around the pupil, and in the top third of the iris.
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Step 68

Use color #FFFDFC (80% opacity) to add a shine to the eyes.
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Step 69

Add a shadow to the right corner of the eyelid with color #CB9269 (54% opacity).
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Step 70

Fill in the eyebrows on the “skin” layer with color #5A2600 at 54% opacity (soft edged brush).
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Step 71

Make a new layer, “hair”.
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Step 72

Using a hard edged brush, outline the hair with color #130800 (opaque). I decided to go with a classic Roman/Greek look, curly hair with multiple ribbons in the hair.
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Step 73

Make a new layer “hair color”.
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Step 74

Block in the hair with color #471400.
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Step 75

It's not too late to make changes! I decided that the left eye was too big, so I selected it with the selection tool and transformed it (Ctrl+T), making it more almond shaped.
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Step 76

Erase the line that indicates the cheek, and the little line under the nose.
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Step 77

Make a new little curved line under the nose with color #B27044 (9% opacity).
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Step 78

Use the burn tool (midtones mode, 46% exposure) on the “skin” layer around the hairline, under the cheek, and underneath the chin.
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Step 79

Block in the two hair bands with color #9243C3.
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Step 80

Use the burn tool (same settings) and the dodge tool (highlight mode, 20% exposure) to add highlights and shadows to the ribbons.
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Step 81

Add shadows to her hair with color #1F0900 set to 61% opacity.
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Step 82

Highlight her hair with color #912800 at 21% opacity.
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Step 83

To add shadows around the woman, use the burn tool on the floor using the same settings as before, and then on the front column (layer “column 2”) with the burn tool set to highlight mode.
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Final Results

And you're done with the background! The third part shows how to draw and color a roman woman.
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