- keep the soft face and take down the contrast
- don't over-detail, especially the hair and clothes
- vibrant highlights, range of colors in the skin
- at the end EDIT down!
I'm also experimenting with brushes to get my skin more buttery and oil-painty. I think this may be my favorite so far. It's the ragged round brush (#1) from Marta Dahlig's skin brushes.
You can download them here: