Creating a hand-tinted portrait (the harder way)


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Creating a hand-tinted portrait (the harder way)

We previously saw a very easy example of hand-tinting a historic photograph. This is a much more involved example, and this example is going to involve the use of various different masks, where we can color in the different areas of the image. It's also going to involve some of what we saw in the previous movie as well, some hand-painting. And what areas you choose to hand-paint, and what areas you choose to color, based upon the mask, that may vary from image to image, and in reality, from one day to the next, even if you were working on the same image.

This is how it was done. This is a starting state, and I start off by actually removing the sepia tone by setting it to a Black & White. And then I'm using another adjustment layer, another Black & White adjustment layer in combination with a mask that makes the background this steely blue. And then I have another Black & White adjustment layer with a hand-tint on it. I'll just open the Adjustments panel, you can ...

Creating a hand-tinted portrait (the harder way)
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Creating a hand-tinted portrait (the harder 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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