Creating a hand-tinted portrait (the easy way)


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Creating a hand-tinted portrait (the easy way)

Let's hand-tint a historic photograph. And this is a very easy version and then in the next movie I'll have a much more involved version. But this really is a lot fun and it's very, very simple. If you take a look at the Layers panel, you can see how this is constructed. I'm going to start out by deconstructing the finished version, holding the Option or Alt key and clicking on the eyeball. So we have a historic photograph and then on separate layers, we are applying, we're just literally painting on a blank layer to create the areas of color.

So we have the skin, the hair, the lips, etcetera. And each of these layers is set to the Color blend mode and the Opacity is adjusted to just bring that down to what looks like an appropriate amount of the color. So I'm going to take you now to the starting version and step number one, create a new layer, choose a color that you want to paint with. And if we don't get the right color to begin with, no matter because it&...

Creating a hand-tinted portrait (the easy way)
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Creating a hand-tinted portrait (the easy way) provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Color

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