This texture map is done but a gentle noise filter added to the map will give the map a fluffy warm touch. As usual, I add only a touch, barely visible yet felt. I want to avoid any obvious stretching. Stretch on a skinned and animated character will occur if the noise clearly visible.
Final map with noise
Clean Map & Noise Map
In our close-ups, you will notice no artifacts, hand movements, inconsistencies or harsh lines. Everything is gentle, warm and soft: perfect for caricatures in this style.
Making up my mind about that text
There are no Photoshop retouchings in these renders.