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Old Jul 16 2009, 09:30 AM   #2
Hans
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Default Re: 6: 6 July 2009 - black & white

In addition:

In case you have an original black and white photograph there's another technque...
  • Load the picture
  • Create an extra layer; this needs to have the mode set to colour with an opacity of around 50 (experiment with settings later)
  • Choose a foreground colour
  • Choose an appropriate size brush
  • In the extra colour layer paint over the element you want coloured; e.g. a pair of trousers, a blouse, hair etc.

Example (I knicked Farclas' photo, let's pretend it is an old B&W one)



This method gives you the chance to have the element you want coloured in any which colour you want. Go to extremes if you want to I could have given him bright red or blue hair
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