Friday, July 08, 2011

And here's a model with a huge starburst Photoshopped on her face.

(click ad, via) I think they're referencing the 'ol starburst sale price design element, loathed by highfalutin' art directors everywhere. I think that's what they're doing. Orange is also the national color of The Netherlands, home of this ad. Ad agency: SuperRebel. Previous cases of Phacial Photoshop Abuse here.


Anonymous Eng 205 said...

Damn you, CR. You corrected it. Btw, you are now enrolled in a 200 level class.

10:52 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the right side has no glass, but the left does?

10:52 AM  
Anonymous Sancho Panza said...

That is not Photoshopped, that is makeup. By makeup artist Kabuki.

10:56 AM  
Anonymous Sancho Panza said...


Ranter, the Kabuki comment was a joke! Kabuki is a world renowned celebrity makeup artist. He did Katy Perry's makeup for her E.T. video.

Still, that is makeup in the ad, with some retouching in PS.

11:09 AM  
Blogger copyranter said...

Thanks. Deleting update.

11:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Orange is the brand color of the retailer:

Regardless, another explanation for the lame concept could be that they like to smoke a lot of weed in the Netherlands.

11:37 PM  

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