She uses her airbrush with ease. Wistfully erasing the imperfections she sees, the mistakes she knows others must observe. It is a sad kind of art that takes place here. Instead of adding to a masterpiece a portrait is created through slowly removing reality. By hiding the personal flaws that we see, just a light touch of the brush here and there, an artist is able to create an image through magic. Is it the creation or destruction of art?
If only we could remove our internal struggles so easily. This is perhaps the wistful thought that floats inside the editor’s mind as they create puppets from the human samples that have been shot for the day. A collage of humans turned into a stack of dolls because their emotions have been airbrushed away. And still the readers will browse the magazine in a week and thoughtfully wonder what these porcelain dolls are thinking, not understanding the fact that perfection does not think.