Recently the cover of W Magazine was missing a portion of Demi Moore's hip. Also, not long ago, a Ralf Lauren model was carved down almost to oblivion. In an interview by Betty Sze, pro retoucher Jason Tuchman of Pistol Studios says that retouching mishaps are occurring because of client budgets and time constraints. Junior in house retouchers are getting the big projects, when the senior retouchers are the ones who should be doing the work.
Get more of the behind the scenes of the professional retouching industry interview here.