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Old 10-11-2010, 03:02 PM
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Help colouring an image

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Old 10-11-2010, 08:06 PM
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Re: Help colouring an image

It looks as if you've put rouge on them.
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Old 10-12-2010, 12:10 AM
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I actually like the rosy cheeks. I think they work well on chubby little baby cheeks. If the red cheeks are too obvious, perhaps you could drop the opacity of this layer slightly so they look a little more natural?
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Old 10-12-2010, 05:35 PM
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I'd say perhaps doing a bit of dodge and burn on the baby's forehead on the left, and perhaps just a touch on the right. Also, I would get rid of or lessen that screening texture that covers the picture. But I dunno... maybe you want that effect.

http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/8...ringbabyre.jpg
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Old 10-13-2010, 09:13 PM
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Re: Help colouring an image

anunfittingname,

welcome to RP.

good for a first attempt. the first secret to a good colorization is a good restore or, a good picture to start with. your original has a paper texture. use fft or fftrgb to fix this. there's a tutorial in the tutorial forum on using it and you can find links to it with a search on this forum. it's also best to do any light and lighting corrections before you start colorizing. in short, colorizing is a last step action. do everything else first and things will generally come out better.
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Old 10-14-2010, 11:10 AM
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This is how I see it. what sweet babies!!
http://oldfadedmemories.com/babies.jpg
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