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Old 06-29-2005, 06:33 AM
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More Colorizing


Spurred on by Ken Rogers post, I thought I'd have a go at one my old family pictures. This is my first serious attempt at colorizing and is of my mother and her parents.

I split out all the important parts, dresses, jacket, tie, shirt, skin and hair into separate color layers. From here I played around with the opacity settings to get the color right.

What do you think of the skin color, and should I do the eyes ?

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Old 06-30-2005, 12:18 AM
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I like your work. What colors did you apply to the skin? One color?

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Old 06-30-2005, 04:30 AM
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Hi Ken,

I used a Photowiz filter to turn the skin into sepia, I read on a post than this gets good initial results, then added a color layer R124 G0 B0 (From Bruce's Skin Color List) to boost the sepia shade.

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