“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”

– Edgar Degas, French Impressionist artist (1834-1917)

This is Part 1 in a series of articles dedicated to lessons I learned through my personal Beauty Photography and Retouching Journey so far, after a decade in the industry. My goal with this series is to distill the key components that fueled my rapid skill development in beauty retouching and photography, so I can apply the same framework to acquiring new skills within the visual arts to become a super efficient learner and skill acquirer overall.

If such a framework works for me, it will work for you too.

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