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Art & Design / Photography

How to Colorize Black and White Photos in Photoshop

The complete video tutorial course that teaches you how to add color to black and white photographs in Photoshop.

Description

A recent trend has emerged for designers to colorize (aka add color) to black and white photographs. Colorization makes us realize how vibrant and colorful life was before the advent of color photography. You'll learn how to: - get a free trial of Photoshop - set up the photoshop project for colorization - choose the right brush settings - add color - colorize skin, hair, eyes, backgrounds - save your images for sharing and much more! Included in the course are practice sessions, where you can watch me in real time. I go over everything I'm doing, while I'm doing it. Learn by following along! Included in the course are bonus materials for you to follow along and practice. These materials include: - practice photos - Photoshop templates - Coloring cheat sheet - Skin tone charts You'll be coloring in less than 30 minutes! But there is a lot more material that goes in depth and helps you become proficient at colorization. If you're looking for a new skill or just want to have fun, please enroll in this course! It's fun, it's therapeutic, it's hip! Thanks for checking the course out and have a great day! Phil
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Curriculum

  • Course Overview
    What's this course all about?
    In this lesson, you will learn more about this course. We'll go over the syllabus, what to expect, how to get the most out of the course, and talk more about photo colorization. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    4:44
    Colorization Tools
    In this lesson, you will learn more about this course. We'll go over the tools that I use to do my colorizations. I also show you how to get a free trial version of Adobe Photoshop to use in this course. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    3:33
    Course Resources
    In this lesson, you'll find supplemental materials to help you follow along with your own photo colorizations. These resources include: practice photos, Photoshop templates, skin tone charts, and the ultimate skin coloring cheat sheet. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    What is Photo Colorization? (in 4 minutes)
    Here's a timelapse video that is narrated with a description of what is happening. You'll learn the basics of photo colorization and see with your own eyes, what you'll learn to do! Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    4:33
  • Colorization Tips
    Setting Up Your Project
    In this lesson, we'll go over setting up your Photoshop project for colorization success. We'll also talk about what the requirements are for choosing images. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    5:05
    Choosing a Brush
    In this lesson, we'll go choosing the proper brush size and hardness. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    3:27
    Adding Color
    In this lesson, we'll go how we add colors to our photos. This is probably the most important lesson in this entire course! So watch it twice! Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    7:40
    Coloring Skin
    In this lesson, we'll go how to color skin using the brush-on technique. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    18:33
    Coloring Hair
    In this lesson, we'll go over coloring hair. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    7:05
    Coloring Eyes
    In this lesson, we'll go over coloring eyes. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    4:51
    Coloring Backgrounds
    In this lesson, we'll go over coloring backgrounds and everything else. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    8:35
    Saving Your Photos
    In this lesson, we'll go over how to save your photos to share with the world. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    3:23
  • Practice Colorization Sessions
    Colorization 1 - WWII Photo
    In this practice session, I color a WWII image of two soldiers sitting in the war zone. In these practice sessions, I am coloring a photo (sometimes for the first time) and walk you through EVERYTHING I do. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    30:15
    Colorization 2 - Aretha Franklin
    In this practice session, I color a photo of Aretha Franklin. In these practice sessions, I am coloring a photo (sometimes for the first time) and walk you through EVERYTHING I do. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    17:35
    Colorization 3 - Surprise!
    In this practice session, I color a surprise photo - check it out! In these practice sessions, I am coloring a photo (sometimes for the first time) and walk you through EVERYTHING I do. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    39:14
  • Course Wrap Up
    Colorization Communities
    In this video, I share with you my favorite photo colorization community! Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    2:09
    Thank You!
    Thank you for taking this photo colorization course! I hope you really enjoyed it! If you did, please leave a review the course. If you didn't, please send me a message and let me know how I can improve it. Check out www.VideoSchoolOnline.com for more great FREE tutorials, blog articles, and courses.
    1:11

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Colorization
  • Photo Editing

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