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Old 12-08-2011, 01:11 AM
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Re: Color a black and white

Instead of painting it, I like to take a sample of a similar pic (face), blur it, shape it to match the original and color with it, that way preserving the natural tonal "color-shades".
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Old 12-15-2011, 03:56 PM
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Re: Color a black and white

had a go sorry couldn't upload here on the original size.



http://www.flickr.com/photos/1472188...n/photostream/




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Old 12-15-2011, 09:40 PM
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had a go sorry couldn't upload here on the original size.



http://www.flickr.com/photos/1472188...n/photostream/




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Wow I like this one, it's nice, very natural looking.
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Old 12-16-2011, 02:36 AM
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Wow I like this one, it's nice, very natural looking.
Thanks for your nice comment I love colourising vintage black and white images.

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Old 12-16-2011, 06:39 AM
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Re: Color a black and white

Helen, are you the one that uploaded your rendition to Flickr? It is incredible!!!
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Old 01-02-2012, 10:29 AM
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Re: Color a black and white

thought i would give this a try.
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Old 01-28-2012, 01:12 PM
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Helen, are you the one that uploaded your rendition to Flickr? It is incredible!!!
Yes I am and thanks for your nice comments.
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Old 01-30-2012, 05:03 PM
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Re: Color a black and white

my take on the skin tones.
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Old 02-06-2012, 10:11 PM
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Re: Color a black and white

Here is my attempt.
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Old 02-07-2012, 11:46 AM
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Re: Color a black and white

Just a touch of red, for my taste.
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