Glamour is an ideal created to sell. Whether it's selling movies, makeup, clothes, hair care products, whatever, it's advertising, not reality. Never mind what's underneath the paint and plastic: We see the appearance and desire what we cannot have.
But glamour need not be the domain solely of the rich 'n' famous: with digital image alterations, anyone can be glamourous. No need for a highly-paid professional staff! You take a photo and a graphics package and you'll have glamour on your hands. We'll prove it.
While we're building up the common person, why not deconstruct the star in the public eye?
In these essays, we look to dismantle the aura of glamour and hope to show it's a normal person under all the makeup and effects. Then, maybe we also get into showing you how to make things look horribly wrong through clever manipulations of color or just stripping the veneer...