Firstly I would like to say that I have the greatest respect for forensic artists. The painstaking task of developing a face from skeletal remains is absolutely amazing. Still I often wonder why they are left to look so plastic and doll like. I personally have a difficult time seeing what that person would have looked like. With just a little modification to lighting and tint, I feel that these reconstructions could look more life like and I don't believe it takes away from identification. I'd love other Websleuther's opinions about this. Just for an example, I randomly found a clay reconstruction on the Doe Network (case 036UFPA) and modified the lighting and tint slightly. Does anyone have any feedback on this? Would it help or distract from identifications? I'm certainly not an expert at doing this, but what about the idea?