Using the drawing tools


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Using the drawing tools

A really cool technique that uses some of the Bitmap Painting tools is something called Hand Coloring. Now this is a technique that was a traditional photographic technique where photographers would use dyes to paint on black-and-white images, and create accent color throughout different parts of the photograph. This technique has been adapted at the digital world. The great thing about doing this in Fireworks is we can do it without damaging the original image at all. Now before we get into actually doing the work, let me just show you where we are going to end up. Over in my Layers panel, I have got a Start layer and a Finished layer.

I am going to hide my Start layer. There is our finished version, a really soft edge colorization around the petals in the sunflower, a little bit of sketch work with the pencil, and a black-and-white image overall. So we have drawn a bit of focus, or a bit of attention, just to one specific area in the image. I am going to show you how to do this. So let'...

Using the drawing tools
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Using the drawing tools provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Jim Babbage as part of the Fireworks CS5 Essential Training

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