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Photo Colorization in Photoshop: Bring B&W Photographs to Life

teacher avatar Phil Ebiner, Video | Photo | Design

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Lessons in This Class

19 Lessons (2h 43m)
    • 1. What is this Course?

    • 2. Let's Get Started

    • 3. Colorization Tools

    • 4. What is Photo Colorization (in 4 minutes)

    • 5. Setting Up Your Project

    • 6. Choosing a 'Brush'

    • 7. How to Add Color

    • 8. Coloring Skin

    • 9. Coloring Hair

    • 10. Coloring Eyes

    • 11. Coloring Backgrounds

    • 12. Saving Your Photos

    • 13. Colorization 1 - WWII Photo - Part 1

    • 14. Colorization 1 - WWII Photo - Part 2

    • 15. Colorization 2 - Aretha Franklin

    • 16. Colorization 3 - Surprise! - Part 1

    • 17. Colorization 3 - Surprise! - Part 1

    • 18. Colorization Communities

    • 19. THANK YOU!

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About This Class

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!


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Phil Ebiner

Video | Photo | Design


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Since 2012 have been teaching people like you everything I know. I create courses that teach you how to creatively share your story through photography, video, design, and marketing.

I pride myself on creating high quality courses from real world experience.


I've always tried to live life presently and to the fullest. Some of the things I love to do in my spare time include mountain biking, nerding out on personal finance, traveling to new places, watching sports (huge baseball fan here!), and sharing meals with friends and family. Most days you can find me spending quality time with my lovely wife, twin boys and a baby girl, and dog Ashby.

In 2011, I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Tele... See full profile

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2. Let's Get Started: - everyone. - Welcome to the photo colorization course. - My name is Philip Dinner. - I'm from video school online dot com, - and I'm really excited to bring you this new course of mine. - It's a photo. - Colorization is a hobby that I've had that I recently picked up, - but I really love. - It's very therapeutic and it's it's fun, - and it's a great way to bring photos back to life. - And so in this lesson, - or in this video, - I'm going to talk to you exactly what, - what this course is about, - why I'm teaching it who I am. - And then we're gonna go over what exactly is in the course syllabus and what you're going - to be learning. - So what is this course? - While photo colorization is a technique where using photo shop or a similar program, - where you add color to old black and white photographs or any black and white photographs, - As you can see here, - this is actually my very first colorization of Lou Gehrig's farewells from his farewell - speech in 1939. - As you can see here on the right, - you know, - you see the color in his face and in the sky, - and it just brings out a whole different set of emotions. - Teoh foot old photographs. - And now there's a debate going going on about whether it's, - you know, - a good thing to add color to these photographs or not. - And I totally think it's great. - I love black and white photography, - actually, - and I still take black and white photos using a film camera. - So I appreciate the black and white photography. - But back then, - when there wasn't photo color photography, - that it wasn't easily accessible. - Anyways, - um, - I feel that it's fine to take these photos and to try to who add color to them. - And again, - it's just are It's just a interpretation. - Lots of color is ations are just from one person's perspective. - It's not true history. - It will never because we can't go back and take color photos of those moments. - But it definitely, - you know, - add something to these photos, - and it's just it's just fun. - And so that's why I do it. - I think it's fun. - As I mentioned, - it's therapeutic. - It's something that I like to do. - Just, - you know, - I don't really have to think much. - I was never a painter, - but I know painting is therapeutic for a lot of people were drawing, - but I was never good at it. - But this is something that I'm kind of good at. - I don't know if it has to do with the computer. - What? - It's fun, - and I like doing it. - Eso Who am I? - I am a video instructor. - I'm a video creator. - I love all things art and, - um, - yeah, - most of my classes have to do with video creation and photography, - but I'm branching out and teaching all different types of skills now, - anything that I have, - I'm trying to teach. - And so I've taught over 20 courses online. - All of them get have gotten great reviews. - I've taught people skills that have helped them gone, - go and get jobs in the film industry and in other industries. - And so it's something that I love to do again. - My website is video school online dot com for you to check out. - I have lots of other free blog's free videos there as well, - and you could check out all my courses. - So what is in this course while in this course, - we're gonna go over everything you need to know to get started and to thrive at photo - colorization. - We're going to start out with everything from setting up your project, - choosing your brushes, - adding color, - specifically, - talking about how to add color to skin to make it look natural. - We're gonna talk about saving our photos, - um, - and then specifically, - you know, - going in talking about the details of coloring hair, - eyes, - backgrounds, - clothing. - And then after we give you all the basics, - I'm gonna take you through a couple editing sessions. - So you're gonna walk through with me, - um, - to 2 to 3 full sessions where you know, - I'm just gonna talking through everything I'm doing and you get to see exactly what I'm - doing and learn from that. - I find I learned from watching and repeating. - And so that's how I teach this course. - So, - uh, - thank you so much for checking out this course and enrolling. - I'm excited to have you here. - And, - um, - yeah, - let's just get straight to it. - So thanks for being here, - and we'll see in the next lesson. - But 3. Colorization Tools: - everyone Welcome Teoh. - Another lesson in the photo colorization course. - Today I'm talking about the tools that will use in this course. - All artists had need tools, - whether it's a cameras, - a video maker or a brush as a painter and with photo colorization, - really, - you don't meet need too many tools, - but one that makes it a lot easier is using a stylist and a pad like this from Wacom in - photo shop. - So this is just plugs in like a USB with USB, - and it's kind of like a tablet. - And with a stylist, - you can move the mouse and you can kind of brush with it. - And you can clip, - make clicks and do everything you can with a mouse. - And it's really nice, - especially for coloring for colorization, - because it's really nice just to have moved back and forth rather than the mouse. - You click and do stuff like this. - Now you can just kind of press on this tablet and paint with it, - so these come in a variety of sizes. - You can buy them on Amazon for less than $50 for sure, - maybe even like 20 I haven't checked for a while, - but again. - This is Walkom Brand W A. - C O. - M. - And this is the bamboo tablet that the first thing that you could might need. - But again, - you don't have to use this. - It just makes it a lot easier. - You can just use a mouse, - and I actually started with a mouse, - and I didn't use this until I got it later on. - The next thing that you're going to need is a photo shop, - trial or version, - so you can get a free version of photo shop for 30 days. - By going to the adobe site and under a photo shop, - you can just click up here. - There's a download trial, - but in and you get the full version of photo shop for 30 days, - which is awesome. - You can, - and then, - if you like it, - you can buy, - um, - or you can get Photoshopped elements, - which is the more consumer model of photo shop, - and it's a lot cheaper, - and that's great. - And you can use that as well. - You can use pretty much any version of photo shop. - I'm using Creative Cloud, - but you can use she has six CS five CS four CS three. - If you have an old version of Photoshopped, - that's totally fine. - Um, - so the other thing with a photo shop is, - if you need to learn more about photo shop, - you can go to take another one of my courses from video school online dot com. - Just click on the Courses page. - This will take you to a page with all of my courses, - and then just click the photo shop tools course page, - and you can read a little bit more information about it about it and enroll. - That being said within this course, - I'm going to teach you everything you need to know. - Four color colorization in photo shop so you don't need to take this course to learn in - this course. - But if you want to dive deep a little bit deeper in terms of learning all the other photo - shop tools, - check out this course. - It's another great 11 of my first ones so and you can find some free lessons on my YouTube - channel as well. - Okay, - so thank you so much for watching again. - The tools that you might possibly need are a Wacom tablet or some sort of stylists tablet - for your computer and then photo shop. - Any version will do. - Thanks for watching, - and we'll see in the next lesson by 4. What is Photo Colorization (in 4 minutes): - everyone Welcome to a cool video on basically explaining what photo colorization is. - So I'm gonna go through this time lapse of a video that I did or of a colorization I did of - Albert Einstein and kind of just talk you through it talked about how it's done and yeah, - just to help you get a better idea of what polarization is, - if you're interested in taking the online course, - check it out at video school online dot com, - it's ah, - complete photo colorization course for you to learn how to do your own color is ations okay - , - so basically, - the premise is that we're going to paint on different layers. - And so, - using brushes within photo shop, - you basically start new, - create new layers, - change the blending mode too soft light. - Some people use the blending mode, - color or overlay, - but I like soft light, - and then you basically just delete the fill of the mask and just start painting in in - specific areas of the image. - You also can play with the opacity of each layer, - and so you'll see me here. - You know, - I'm adding different pinks and reds to this photo of Albert Einstein and this photo I did - in about 20 minutes. - It was rather quick one, - but a typical colorization would take about an hour or so. - And, - um, - I always like to start with the skin and just try to get that as natural as possible. - You see me adding some yellows, - and that kind of goes where a some lighter skin is. - The reds goes where, - you know, - darker, - tanned skin is blues go in shadows and, - uh, - in, - uh, - I guess dark parts of your face stub or stubble is for men here. - I'm adding sort of a lot of red and yellow reds go on cheeks and your lobes, - and on the nose and eyelids, - yellow goes, - um yellow also goes on like the cheeks more where the fatty part of the cheek is, - and then you add some brown's, - which are actual skin tones, - and you can see quickly that the opacity of the brown layer is at 100%. - I also add some adjustment layers like hue saturation to play with the saturation of each - color, - and also brightness and contrast filters to change the brightness and contrast of the - actual black and white image below. - here. - I'm adding some backgrounds, - Uh, - colors, - you know, - just adding a little bit blue here. - I'm trying out some green for the background, - and then I'm also gonna do the hair. - But as you can see, - the skin tone of an incident is actually looking pretty good right here. - And there's millions of colors within, - you know, - skin and within everything. - Really. - And, - uh, - you know, - colorization isn't just about painting, - you know, - one skin tone. - It's about layer upon layer paying particular attention to I right here. - Um, - it's good to know what I color. - The people are your your coloring, - but you can kind of tell if their eyes look a little bit lighter. - They might be blue or green. - Um, - if not, - they might be brown and then ah, - yeah, - so that's pretty much it. - Ah, - you know, - this was a quick one, - but if I wanted to, - I would continue to go through this image and mess with it, - play with the saturation play with the background, - play with his hair, - which I added a little bit of orange too. - But yeah, - overhaul. - I think it came out pretty good. - So that's basically how to do photo colorization in a nutshell. - But if you're really, - really if you're interested in the course, - check out video school online dot com because I've got a complete course on on it. - And I go through some practice sessions as well as going through East specific step, - like starting the project. - Choosing your brushes, - skin doing skin, - eyes, - hair, - everything. - So check it out. - Video school online dot com I hope you enjoyed this video and have a good one, - but 5. Setting Up Your Project: - Hey, - everyone, - welcome to the first lesson in the colorization basics chapter today. - We're gonna be setting up our project, - so let's get straight into it s o for a photo colorization You want to grab the highest - quality image possible? - So I've grabbed a few that I have found online that you might have seen in the promo. - There's one of Babe Ruth. - There's this Einstein and there's a World War 21 And I'm also gonna be funny some or great - photos to be colorizing um, - in this course. - But anyways, - you can see in the settings that these pictures, - the picks, - elation is really high. - So here, - with um, - Einstein, - there it's the ratio is 23 92 30 29. - So that's 2000 pixels by 3000 pixels. - And if I open that up on my computer just opening it up in preview, - you can see that it is a really high quality image for such an old photograph. - And since most of these photos that we're gonna be coloring our old photos being black and - white, - that's why we're coloring them. - Um, - it might be a little hard to find images that are in high resolution anyways, - try to find one that is the highest possible. - If you're looking on Google, - you'll see, - um, - in when you search in images, - you'll see the size. - So if it's above 2000 pixels in each dimension, - that's really great. - Anything about 4000 is kind of an unnecessary, - but if it's under, - I would say 1500. - It's going to be a little hard, - because it's when we're coloring. - We will want to really zoom in so that we can color the details of people's faces. - Or if it's a really intricate photo with lots of different things, - like landscape, - nature, - plants, - backgrounds. - Ah, - but most importantly, - people's faces. - There's so many parts that we're gonna have to zoom into. - You want to have a really high resolution image, - so I'm just gonna open this up in photo shop. - So that's the first step. - So just right, - click your image open with photo shop, - and so to set up your project, - you want to go up to image mode and change from grayscale toe RGB color. - So gray scale means that this image doesn't have any color and you can add color. - You can't do anything with it. - We have to change it to RGB color first before we do anything. - So now we ever image and then the only other preparation that we have to do is play a - little bit with the brightness and contrast of this image you can see here, - since it is a black and white image. - A lot of these parts of Albert Einstein's skin is really highly exposed, - and parts are even overexposed the way that we paint on color. - In this method of colorization, - it's really hard toe add color to the to the lighter parts of the picture. - So that's why we want to add a brightness and contrast adjustment layer just by clicking - this ah, - button down here in the bottom right of the layers panel and then selecting brightness and - contrast. - And then the brightness and contrast property use box opens up and we can drop down the - brightness and contrast a little bit so you can see as I drop down the brightness, - you know, - 50 or so 50 to 60. - There's a lot more details in Einstein's face in his forehead and his cheeks, - whereas before there's not too much detail. - So It's really amazing what kind of detail this image actually has, - but we just have to play with it to get that detail out. - And now when we color it, - there's gonna be more color added to his forehead into the other areas that were a little - too bright. - Okay, - so that's pretty much it for prepping our photos. - Remember, - try to find the highest resolution possible. - You know, - over 2000 pixels with and height are are good. - And then when you bring it into Photoshopped, - change it from grayscale toe RGB mode and then at a brightness and contrast adjustment - filter and drop down that brightness so that there's more details in the photos. - So when we color it, - it'll just look a lot better. - Okay, - next, - we're gonna be talking about choosing your brush and setting up the perfect brush for - adding color to our photos. - Thanks for watching, - and we'll see in next lesson 6. Choosing a 'Brush': - a welcome back to the photo colorization course. - So today we want to talk about choosing the right brush, - size and quality. - Um, - when we're gonna be coloring, - it's really important to set. - Make sure your settings are correct. - So the size, - of course, - is going to to depend on, - you know how. - Zoom then you are where you're brushing, - what you're actually brushing and brushing, - you know, - hair. - It's gonna be a really fine brush were brought brushing, - you know, - his forehead. - It might be a little bit bigger, - of course, - in Photoshop Selector brush tool right here and up here in the brush options. - You can drop down this menu and, - um, - you know, - you can change your size and you could change your hardness. - So for hardness, - we're going to choose something like anywhere between five and 10%. - So I have this purple color right here. - Obviously, - we're not gonna be coloring Einstein's face this color, - but having that soft edge is gonna make coloring, - uh, - this photo a lot easier and a lot more natural in nature. - And in photos, - colors just kind of bleed together sometimes, - um, - you know, - if you're out in the sun, - you know, - and you're sitting on the grass. - Sometimes that grass actually reflects some green onto your skin while you're sitting there - . - And so you know, - when we're brushing things and it's a boundary between, - you know, - Einstein's skin and eyebrows, - the skin tones will actually be partly in his eyebrows. - And so having this really soft brush is a lot better than something like on a hunt 100% - hardness, - because then we just have this really fine edge, - and it's gonna be really hard to look natural. - And our colorization czar gonna look that great. - So with your brush, - make sure it's at around 10% hardness. - One trick is to hold control and option down. - And for that's for Mac users for PC. - It might be, - um, - command option, - our command all I'm not really sure If someone comments on this video, - please let others know what it is for a PC. - But if you hold on controlling ault or control option, - you can click and drag left or right to increase or decrease the diameter of the brush. - Then you can move up and down to change the hardness. - And so this is really awesome. - You know, - while you're brushing, - you know, - if you're zoomed in and your breast sizes too big, - you can just hold control. - Option down and drag rather than having to go up here, - change the size. - You don't really know how big the brushes, - you know, - you can just control option drag. - Really sweet hot key that I use all the time when I'm coloring. - Okay. - Thank you so much for watching this lesson. - Next time we're gonna be actually talking about how we're going to be adding color to our - photos. - Thank you for watching. - And we'll see you next time. - Bye. 7. How to Add Color: - eh? - What's up? - Welcome back to another lesson inthe e photo colorization course. - Today we're talking about how were actually going to add color to our black and white - photos. - So let's get straight into photo photo shop. - And this is probably the most important lesson and because it's the basis of everything - we're going to be doing. - And the rest is just basically choosing the right colors, - playing with different styles and, - uh, - practicing coloring. - So pay attention. - So there's different methods of colorization. - Some people make selections with, - you know, - the marquee tool or the lasso tool, - and then they kind of use the paint bucket to paint in colors. - Um, - and my method is actually used as we saw last time. - We're using a brush, - so it's more like a painter where we're actually painting on color rather than making - selections and just filling it in. - And so the way we do that is, - let's get straight to it is each color we start with creating a new solid color. - So down here in this menu is that looks like 1/2 circle or a circle with half filled in - half, - not filled in select solid color it's gonna ask you for a color. - And in the next lessons, - I'm gonna be telling you exactly what colors we're gonna be using for, - like skin tones and stuff like that. - But for knowledge is pick. - This is not how I would do it. - But let's just pick something that looks kind of like a skin tone. - Okay, - something like that. - And then you see that there's two things in the layer panel. - One is the color itself, - and you could double click that and shoot, - even change the color. - And then the other is this white block. - And what this is saying, - It's colored white. - And what's that saying is that wherever it's white on this photo, - it's colored white. - So what we want to dio and what I can do here is using the brush tool. - Um, - erase it. - So I'm gonna select black. - I can erase this this color. - You can see here that there's actually that erased mark I can color back in by choosing - white and just coloring it back in. - And now it's a solid white box over here, - so that's really important to pay attention to, - because first we're going to delete all of this white. - So we're deleting all of the color to do that. - Just gonna zoom out a little bit so you can see the whole picture select all by present, - command a and then deleting. - So make sure that you have white selected over here because if you have black selected see - blacks likened in delete, - it's not gonna delete it. - Make sure that you have the white selected delete. - So now there's no colored filled in. - So then what we're gonna do is usar brush and make sure we have this black box selected - because if it's not selected, - can't paying anywhere. - So make sure you have this black selected, - and then we can paint in. - But obviously that doesn't look good. - So we have to change the blending mode. - I'm just gonna paint on so you can kind of see what it looks like. - We'll zoom in, - Um, - so we have to change the blending mode first from normal. - Some people use overlay. - Some people use color. - I like using soft light and C. - It's very, - very soft light. - You can barely tell, - but we're just gonna pink layer upon layer of color, - and it's gonna make it turn in tow, - realistic looking skin. - And then, - for most of our, - our layers were going to even drop this opacity down to something like 15%. - Or we might change the opacity of our brush up here. - But it's really hard to see, - actually, - um, - this color when it's colored in so it's and you can you might be able to tell more in - darker areas. - So see, - here I moved this whole layer down by the nose, - But let me just paint somewhere on. - So it's like I'm selecting. - Be making sure I have the black selected. - Now you can see you know, - kind of it painting in if I raise though past you can really see me painting in. - And you know, - if for beginners, - a lot of beginners just take one color and then start painting in and then they call it a - day. - But really skin tones and every sort of, - uh, - everything in nature has millions and millions of colors within it. - And it's not just one color like this, - so this isn't gonna look that good. - Good. - But let me just bring up the, - uh, - Albert Einstein, - uh, - colorized photo that I've done. - So you can see here. - There's lots and lots. - And I did this in 20 minutes. - This is not a perfect job at all, - But you can see there's lots of different colors within his photo within his face. - See, - there's the reds of his cheeks. - You know, - you have some yellows up here. - I even have some blues in his eyes. - Ah, - and eye sockets, - some more reds and yellows on his nose. - Definitely some reds on the edge of his years, - you know, - lots and lots of different colors within his his face. - Um and so obviously comparing it to this. - Alex, - you know, - this color looks terrible. - Even though before when I first started doing it actually didn't look too bad. - Um, - so anyways, - that's the basic premise for adding color. - So remember. - Okay, - so I'm gonna just delete this layer elite. - Yes. - So let's go through the process one more time is what we do for each individual layer you - can do. - Who knew? - Solid color. - Choose your color. - Select. - Okay. - Click White press Command A or control A on a windows. - Teoh. - Select. - Aw, - press delete that Deletes the entire fill all the color all this red color. - Then we're gonna change the blend mode from normal to soft light. - And then, - depending on what we're doing, - we're gonna change the opacity from anywhere from zero her oneto 100%. - Then we will start painting on. - Okay, - that is it for this lesson. - In the next lesson, - we're gonna get more into coloring skin and the process of getting great looking skin in - Photoshop. - Thanks for watching. - Have a great day and we'll see in the next lesson. 8. Coloring Skin: - everyone. - Welcome back to the photo colorization course today we're talking about coloring skin, - which is also a very important topic, - and it's gonna be really fun, - so let's get straight into it. - So last time we learned about, - uh, - actually, - how to add color and how we're going to be adding color to our different projects. - And now we're gonna talk specifically about everything that goes into coloring skin. - Now I'm gonna walk you through as if, - Ah, - well, - as if you're a beginner, - as if I was doing this the very first time. - And, - uh but I promise you it's gonna get easier in the future because I have a whole system - where I've set up the colors, - the right colors so that you have a color key. - I even have a photo shop project file that you can download where everything's all set up - for you. - All you have to do is import your black and white photo and start coloring. - But now I'm going to kind of walk you through everything and talk to you a little bit about - why we're using different colors for skin. - As I mentioned before, - you know, - things in nature have millions of colors within them. - And so if you look at your skin right now, - I'm looking at my hand. - You'll notice. - You know, - there's beiges, - There's reds, - there's blues, - there's yellows. - There's all sorts of different. - There's even some green hints of green. - Definitely some browns. - And depending on what, - Um, - you know what your skin looks like. - You're gonna have lots of different colors, - too. - And so let's get started. - Basically. - So I have my photo set up, - you know, - Albert Einstein. - And then I added my brightness and contrast. - I lowered the brightness so I can get more detail. - So the first thing you want to do is add a new solid layer and this is going to be radish - layer, - and I usually start out with CED. - 1 to 1 to two is a good, - good, - solid red. - Okay, - then, - from there, - we select the Phil Command A to select all and delete. - I'm going to change this to soft light. - And then for this layer, - I'm going to use 12%. - So then, - with my brush, - I'm going to go over all of his skin. - Now it's kind of hard to see. - Ah, - the color going in. - But I can increase the capacity right now, - and then we can decrease it later so that it's easier to see where were painting. - So this epza this tutorial is gonna take a little bit longer because I'm actually, - you know, - painting while I'm discussing it. - So, - um, - bear with me as I color in his skin. - But I think this is a really important lesson. - So, - um, - stick with it. - And, - um, - if you want, - you can fast forward to, - you know, - when you see me selecting the next color. - But I'm also going to be talking to you and giving you, - um, - more information about why we're selecting these colors. - So we're gonna go over his lips and his tongue as well, - because, - um obviously, - his lips and his tongue have some red in it. - And so we're gonna add the, - you know, - tans and the browns later. - But, - um, - and I'm going over this really quick. - You know, - typically, - I would, - um, - zoom in really, - really far. - Select a small barrage, - make sure that I get all parts of the skin, - but I'm I'm going to kind of zoom through this one. - Make sure you get all of his ear. - Okay, - so now I'm going to set this opacity back to 12. - Okay, - so now we're going to select a new solid layer. - We're going, - Teoh, - select a more pinkish red. - So something, - you know, - still read Not totally pink, - but has a little bit more pink in something like this. - Hey, - select our fields, - like all delete command, - a delete and this opacity we're going to change to. - But for now, - we can just leave it at 100% so we can see where we're painting. - And, - um, - we're going to paint over all of his cheeks, - his nose and his ears, - so and of course, - we want to change this to soft light. - So I was cheeks his nose and his ears and, - um, - you know, - depending on who you're painting, - depending if you know what type of skin they have, - you know, - you might paint a little bit more red and are making a little pink. - These air just guidelines. - Um, - so I want to make sure that my hardness is that 10 around 10 is good nine, - and we're gonna paint all of this and then at the end, - we're probably gonna tweak all of this. - And we can even tweak the colors and the percentages, - So this is 12% as well. - Okay, - so we're going to select a new solid color, - and now it's We're going to select a little bit of a darker red. - So something like this and we're just going to go over the tongue and lips with us. - I mean, - typically, - you know, - people don't take pictures with their tongues out like this, - so it just be going over the lips. - But for this photo, - you got Einstein's great lips to very tongue to go over. - So not perfect. - But you get the point, - and we're gonna change this to 12% as well. - Okay, - As you can see, - there's not too much color, - but you just wait and see so new solid color. - Now we're going to select a sort of dark, - yellow ish color, - something like this, - and we're going to select all delete after you click the white area, - and this is going to go to the less tan parts of the skin. - So make sure it's on soft light, - so the reddish areas are going to look more tan in the end than these than the yellow parts - . - But this yellow, - you know, - going on on his forehead, - which looks a little bit lighter. - You know me under the eyes, - you know, - a little bit less tan, - maybe like the inner ear, - a little bit and maybe even his chin. - You know, - even here, - you know, - you can see, - Like, - what parts of the skin look a little bit lighter than the others. - Okay, - so this one we're going to put about 8%. - Okay, - so we're going to select a new solid color this time. - We are going to do a brown. - So this is where we're getting into. - You know, - more of the skin tones looked Aw, - and, - uh, - one thing you can dio were since we're gonna be painting over his entire skin is you can - actually just duplicate the first red layer that way did and just change the color. - But for us, - we're just For now, - we're just going to paint through it on. - You can tell that we're getting a little bit closer to the actual color, - try to stay away from his tongue. - So this goes over all of the skin so that if we did duplicate its red layer, - then we we would have to subtract some some spots. - And to do that, - you can just switch this from the white over here to black. - And if you see, - you know, - it's kind of like erasing what we just did. - And that's what you do to, - you know, - if you make a mistake, - you know, - I got something in his hair over here. - Just switch over to black and the race. - Pretty nifty tool. - Okay, - but this is only 20%. - So right there, - it looks actually kind of really, - but back down to 20%. - Okay, - so now we want to add some blues. - So let's choose some sort of grayish blues, - something like that. - And I'm going to add this to Jesus. - Too soft light. - This is going to go over his eye sockets. - And for if you're doing men like their stubble or their chins. - So this just as a little bit of darkness to different areas of their faces. - And so you know this, - you know, - you can't really tell. - It looks like he's pretty clean shaven, - but, - you know, - we'll just add it to his chin. - Actually, - I'm not going to add it to his cheek like that because that's just gonna get confusing with - some of the other colors we're gonna add later on. - But back here, - you know, - it's a little bit darker. - Um, - you can add this to the shadows of the face, - so just get some down here. - So there's some shadows over here. - Was adds a little bit of blue groups. - Got something in his hair. - Okay, - that looks pretty good. - Kind bear with me. - Bear with me. - Okay, - so now this is where it gets a little interesting. - So we want to add a little bit more pink red, - so choose a color. - That's, - you know, - a little bit more pink flecked. - Aw, - delete. - Change this to soft light. - Now, - instead, - I want to change this blue down to 40% actually. - So for this pink, - I want to go up here to this brush, - and now I'm gonna change the brush to 20%. - I'm gonna leave the opacity up here at 50% for now. - Now, - I do this because, - um, - now the brush is actually only painting on at 20% capacity, - and it's kind of similar to this. - And to be completely honest, - this is just how I learned from another tutorial. - But, - um, - I'm not actually sure exactly why we just don't change the opacity over here. - Um, - so this is gonna go to the ear lobes. - So the outer ears, - like so And then we can add some more to the lips and the tongue, - perhaps, - but specifically the out of years, - um, - and then also to the inner and outer eyes and the tip of the nose. - And so, - well, - inner outer eye, - right here. - Get some red right there. - And then we can also put it, - like in, - like, - the creases of skin. - Because that's, - you know, - red. - You know, - the blood kind of comes through these creases. - Okay? - So just get something increases. - And he was looking a little bit clownish writing how, - But it'll come together. - I think I painted a little bit of red up here, - and I don't really want that. - Okay, - so now we're going to add a new, - solid color, - and we're going to choose sort of a yellowish color. - So another yellowish and maybe a little bit more orange. - Not so green. - Okay, - so now this is gonna go to all of the fatty areas to make sure this is switched toe white. - When you select all and delete or it won't do, - it changes soft light still at 20% opacity brush. - And this is going to go to all of the fatty areas and areas that are close to the bone. - So his cheeks, - you know, - you get some fat in there, - and then the bridge of the nose. - It's very close to the skin. - The inner ear you can see right here is forehead at the top of the bridge of his nose. - You get some yellows in there a little bit on his chin, - just, - you know, - splash some color in there. - And yeah, - that looks pretty good. - Some of these a pastis we might change later on, - but now let's go ad the most important part. - So this I always start from a eight 846 F as a state skin tone. - And then, - from there, - you know we can at make it a little bit more Pete peaches if they're really white or go - darker if they are, - have a darker complexion. - But a 8846 f select. - Okay, - so now this is gonna be soft light, - but it's gonna be 100%. - Okay, - So just pee on and then make sure you change your brush back up to 100% and we're gonna - just start paying this on, - like so Now this just goes over all of the skin, - Okay? - But this doesn't go over the tongue. - And as you can see, - we're getting even closer to natural skin color. - Okay? - And we're going or painted and hope you're having fun. - I find this very therapeutic just going through and painting. - I was never really a painter, - but I find that I can do this. - So as you can see these yellows and these pinks that we added recently, - we're gonna have to tone those down a little bit. - So now So let's just do that really quick. - I'm just gonna drop this opacity day like 50 and then this pink. - I'm gonna also dropped down to 50 and then so select this last layer that we added, - they're going to go upto layer new adjustment hue, - saturation. - Make sure you check. - Use previous layer dick, - Create clipping mask. - Select. - Okay, - Now we're going to increase the saturation by, - like, - 50 or so. - And as you can see now, - we're getting really nice skin tone. - Really nice colors you could sometimes you gotta like, - look away or like, - turn off all these cultures and, - um, - select him, - make them all go away. - Or actually, - what I do is I duplicate this. - This the picture, - Larry, - just copy. - Paste it and put it on top. - Then, - Aiken, - turn on the I bond off Just that. - Can I see what it looks like? - Because sometimes you get going and you think it looks great. - But then you're like, - Wait, - there's way too much yellow in here, - So I'm gonna drop down this yellow a little bit more, - and then you can just kind of play with the skin tone. - So say, - you know, - just double click that brown and just see what it looks like if you at a little bit more - color. - So, - you know, - we can give him, - make him a little bit more tan, - And that looks good if we want to make him a little bit lighter skin tone, - You know, - something like that. - And it actually looks really, - really good. - You can seeing on the red coming through here. - Whoa. - No one that, - um you can see. - Yes. - Let me slept a good one. - Something. - Something like that looks pretty good, - actually. - But maybe now we drop down the saturation to, - like, - 40 something like that. - So you can see these reds coming through on his cheeks. - You can see, - you know, - the yellows coming through on it right here. - The reds in his ear lobe. - And we can go back and play with these one thing that I would do, - and I would do another layer of red or kind of like a purplish red Me, - me, - um, - magenta on his tongue because his tongue is not really looking so hot. - So let's change this to about 25% paying his tongue. - And it looks like, - you know, - I got some brown from maybe this one in this in the tongue. - So I'm gonna just delete a little bit of that, - so something like that looks better. - Then we're gonna have to play with his hair and everything, - but we'll do that in another lesson. - Okay, - so that is kind of the basis of adding skin tones to somebody And if you ask me, - it looks pretty good. - Check it out. - Pretty good. - Yeah. - Redo his eyelid. - Do some touch ups, - but Ah, - yeah, - just Ah, - pretty good stuff. - And then, - of course, - one more thing. - If we go, - we can adjust the brightness in contrast here after the fact, - and see if that looks better too. - So that includes the contrast. - Makes it look pretty good. - All right. - Thank you for watching in the next lessons will be going over his hair and the background - and stuff and go from there. - Thanks so much. - And have a great day by 9. Coloring Hair: - everyone. - Welcome back to the photo colorization course. - So today we want to talk about coloring hair. - And so there's something that, - uh is the next step for our project that we were kind of working on. - So you got Einstein here, - and I also brought up our Babe Ruth that I did before, - um, - without his hair colored. - So hair. - Obviously, - it really depends on you know what type of hair color they have just like skin, - where people have different types of skin, - People have different types of of hair. - And so usually one thing I will dio first is actually add some of the skin tone to the hair - . - Um, - just I think it just adds a little bit. - Um, - you know, - you see the skin tone in the hair and maybe all dropped the brush down Teoh 20%. - Since the skin tone is like Adam 100%. - But even though his hair is gray, - um, - it has a little bit of the color of his skin in it. - Something like this will be good. - We'll add it to his beard. - Even looks like is his moustache actually had some color already. - Okay, - so something like this. - And, - um maybe then we can add another solid color and maybe, - Ah, - let's get out above this hue, - saturation layer, - solid color and maybe add a little bit more like a gold ish orange or something like that - might be good. - And just we can add some streaks of this color. - It's like all delete, - make this a passing, - like 20% or so, - and then make this brush really small. - We're gonna change the opacity of the brush upto 100%. - Now we get this color in some streaks down here. - You know, - I don't know if this is gonna necessarily look good or not. - It might be a little too much orange, - and the thickness of the brush might be too small. - Toe look realistic. - So many will just drop this opacity down to sign like 5% where it's really, - really unnoticeable. - But it adds a little bit. - And then maybe let's just add in some, - uh, - just some dark grey, - something like that, - and this will just add in a little bit more contrast and definition to his hair. - So that's is color it in something like this, - you know, - gray hair is kind of hard because while it's black and white, - so you know the black and white image kind of covers it already. - Something like this. - And then we can go in and, - you know, - play with the color of this gray and see, - obviously, - if it's red, - it's not gonna look so good medias. - It's more of a bluish gray. - Something like that, - you know, - like that looks pretty good, - actually, - so you can see if I take off these two layers. - Actually, - if we look at all three of the four of these layers and make them disappear, - then we add them back. - Especially that one. - It really just the skin color as a lot to the hair, - so that looks pretty good. - But let's look at Babe Ruth because his hair will be a little bit more easy, - a little easier to Dio because we know it is going to be sort of a dark brown. - So let's just choose a really dark brown color, - something really dark, - something like this. - You know when you think brown, - you might think of something lighter like this. - But people's hair isn't really that color. - Usually it's if they have brown hair. - Anyways, - it's usually dark, - and if it's, - you know, - more blonde, - it's got a lot more yellow in it. - So select all delete. - Change this to soft light. - We're gonna leave it at 100% for now, - and then we can change it later. - Let's just color the sin. - Zoom in so you can really see what we're doing. - So this really looks good already. - So, - uh, - whoops. - She's the brush size. - Sure, - we get as much detail as possible. - This is looking pretty good. - I'll probably drop the opacity a little bit. - Something like this looks good. - So don't drop the past. - You like 80%. - Then let's add some of this. - Um, - how about let's add this brown down here, - which is some of the skin tones, - and I think it actually painted over a little bit of his hair already with this one, - you know you can play around. - Maybe you had a little bit of red in his hair as well, - so it's just being a little bit of its red in something like that. - Looks pretty good. - So I went over the lines a little bit, - but especially this brown, - you can see, - really add something to this image. - And of course, - we can go back in here. - Andi, - play with it. - You know, - obviously we don't want to make him look like Ah, - Munchkin, - but ah, - yeah. - So play with that. - You know, - it's hard to make someone that was naturally brown brown hair to be blonde because it just - doesn't look right. - It looks like they bleach their hair like, - uh, - the mid nineties fat of bleaching hair. - So just try to make something look natural. - Something really dark, - almost black. - Something like that looks pretty good. - So we'll work on some more projects in the future with different colored hair, - and we'll go through it. - But for now, - that's basically how to act colored hair. - You know, - add some of that skin tone and then go ahead and pick some colors that you think might work - . - It's all about experimentation at this point, - so I hope you're having fun. - Have a great day and we'll see in the next lesson by 10. Coloring Eyes: - on. - Welcome back to another lesson in the photo colorization course. - So today we're talking about eye color, - and so sometimes it's really hard to tell what color eyes people have. - But sometimes it's, - um it's not too hard, - and it's fun to experiment. - So I brought up this door feeling photo of in the Depression era because I think it's a - good one to practice I color with. - So we have this wonderful image of this lady with her Children, - and you can automatically tell that her eyes have some sort of. - It's definitely a lighter color. - If it wasn't if it was, - if she had brown eyes or or even, - um, - yeah, - darker eyes, - black eyes. - Um, - then, - well, - I don't know if anyone has black eyes, - actually would be kind of scary, - but brown eyes. - You wouldn't see this detail in her eyes, - so let's go ahead and add, - uh, - some color to her eyes. - So, - um, - for blue eyes and we can see what it looks like with different colors. - Um, - so it's new solid color for blue eyes. - I'm going to do something like a light grayish blue, - so it's got some white, - some grays not blue like this, - not overly saturated. - But something like this. - We'll look good and then we're gonna, - of course, - select all and delete and then changed to soft light. - And again, - we're just going Teoh, - keep the opacity at 100. - But then we can drop it down, - depending on what we want. - The thing to first is we want to make sure that this is that whites of the eyes are - completely white and don't have, - you know, - the browns and the yellows that come from the skin. - So be careful of painting in the eyes, - and you can't actually add a little bit of red to the eyes because, - you know, - our eyes have a little bit of read to them. - So if you go in and just paint around the eyes so this looks kind of funky right now being - so zoomed in. - But if we zoom out, - it actually looks pretty dying Good. - But they, - like, - really blew. - So let's just drop the opacity via something like 50. - So Alex really get Actually, - let's go in a little bit further and add some more detail. - So we're going to add a black layer, - so something like that and add it to the pupil. - A soft light slept Aw, - delete. - And we're just going to add it to the pupil. - Adding anything? - No, - I don't think so. - Okay, - I gotta at changes toe white. - Make sure this is white when you were a painting in. - So just add this to the pupil. - Got to get a really small brush to go in there. - Something like that. - And now she's got some really good looking eyes on. - Duh. - Yeah. - So that's basically what you do, - you know, - weaken. - See what other eye color is she might have been. - Maybe she was sort of a hazel high color. - And if we do choose like this greenish orange hazel color, - um, - I think we'll drop this opacity even down further. - So something like that that looks a little bit more natural. - Maybe she maybe she did have brown eyes. - So let's just choose some sort of brown eyes. - And we can definitely change people's eye colors this way, - and that actually looks pretty good. - You got a nice, - dark brown eye color, - but I like thinking that she had this light blue eyes. - Um, - you can kind of tell from the image that she probably did have blue eyes and with the blue - Just bring though pastie up, - . - make the image pop even more. - And that looks pretty good. - Okay, - so that's how you add eye color The steps. - Make sure that the whites of the eye are completely white or just have a little bit of red - . - Add some eye color and then on top of that ad dark. - And the pupil was by adding a dark brown black layer and added to the pupils to get that - definition. - And that looks pretty darn good. - Okay, - thank you for watching, - and we'll see you in the next lesson by 11. Coloring Backgrounds: - Hey, - welcome back to the photo colorization course. - So today we're gonna talk about adding background, - so let's get straight into it. - One thing I haven't mentioned in a while is to please visit video school online dot com. - I have all of my courses up there. - I blawg weekly about everything related Teoh Not just video making, - but photography and design and lots of cool stuff. - And there's lots of great free tutorials as well. - So thank you for letting me pitch that to you, - and I hope to see you on the site so backgrounds. - So it's a lot easier to do backgrounds when it's something simple. - Like this image of Babe Ruth saying in front of it looks like maybe the dugout or something - at a ball game and same here with this Einstein image where it's, - you know, - just kind of, - ah, - wall or a ceiling or something like that. - Let's look at one of these other backgrounds that I did with the ah Army Photo. - Where is that photo restoration? - World War Two soldiers. - So here there's a lot more colors, - but still, - it's pretty simple. - You know, - we got some greens. - We got the browns and yellows of the the bush and, - uh, - the soil, - but still pretty simple. - So for backgrounds, - it's really just going at it and experimenting because we don't know exactly what colors - thes things were, - unless you're a historian or if you unless you look up. - But I do know that in a lot of baseball stadiums, - they have sort of a brownish, - dark green color, - too, - their dugouts. - So I'm just gonna gas and see how that looks. - So select that color changes a soft light that I'm just going to start painting in. - So and then I can play with the opacity later. - I was gonna Pete this in down here back here, - and to me, - this is are looking pretty good because it looks like that a ball game, - but the green might be a little too strong. - So then, - of course, - we want to add some color other colors into this background. - We're not just gonna leave it at one color and see I got a little bit on his cheek, - which it's not necessarily bad, - because the reflection of this green might hit the back of his head and it might come - through so I'm just gonna play around with this Green may make it even darker. - Something, - of course, - as color. - It's hard to imagine because all we know is this photo as a black and white photo. - We're gonna do that. - And then we're going to add sort of a another brown layer because there's lots of browns - and grays and things in nature and in things that we build in buildings. - And so we're going to change this to soft light, - as always. - And now I'm just gonna paint on a little bit here and there. - Know, - changed my brush, - something really big and soft. - Something like that. - Now let's just drop this a pastie, - something like that. - And then maybe let's add a little bit of graced blue to it. - No, - just a little wear and tear. - Change this to soft light and bigger so you can see it's just me kind of playing around and - seeing what looks good. - So something like that looks pretty good. - Actually, - you guys in different colors is dark background, - so that looks good. - So let's talk about his shirt a little bit. - So I think this is a picture from when he's on the Yankees, - obviously with his pinstripes. - So we're just going to kind of dark in those pins drives since they're a really dark color - . - Um, - so we're just going to select something like a dark, - dark, - dark, - bluish gray, - something like this. - And if we select it, - delete all the fill changed the soft light. - If we paint over this, - you can see it will add a little bit more detail as I paint over the whites. - So let me just paint all that in, - like this pain over that gray shirt. - What? - I don't know what color the shirt is we can kind of play around with under sure if we want - , - we can add another solid color. - Say, - we think it is like a dark blue. - We can choose a car that's a little bit more blue changes to soft light. - We'll play with the opacity in a second, - but I just wanna paint it first. - Something like this. - Okay. - And then drop the opacity to even lower. - He's something like that turned on and off. - You know, - it just gives a little color. - It can even go over these pinstripes with this color, - and it will you know, - look a little bit better. - So going over these pinstripes, - a little blue to it. - Maybe it's the reflection of the sky that gives it a nice blue color. - Who knows? - You know how to be too careful, - Because the whites don't pick up too much of this blue that I'm painting on. - If we want, - we can go back and, - you know, - try some different colors for these pinstripes. - Maybe it was just purely black. - Me? - It was more of a brown. - And maybe, - you know, - actually, - the shirt might have a bit of ah beige ish tan color to it because, - you know, - I was worn. - And as our white shirts get worn out, - you know, - they get a little bit brownish are tan, - but I can see that I added some of this color to his skin. - So I'm gonna get rid of that because I like skin How it is, - So something like that might look pretty good, - but I actually like it before, - so I'm gonna go back to this kind of dark grey blue. - So that is basically how you do backgrounds. - And for Einstein, - I will just add the background that I had already added, - I added this kind of light gray, - and then I added this dark blue to his coat to add a little bit color because it was - probably just a black coat, - but adding a little bit of color makes it pop. - This is his hair layered that I did before. - But you can see, - you know, - not too much color. - Maybe, - you know, - maybe the the ceiling was more brown or something, - so I can choose something more brown. - But I actually got a lot of his hair in this as well. - That's me not being perfect. - So I'm gonna take out some of that. - Sure, - it's like the white on Mike. - Yeah, - let's go through this. - Taken out of his hair, - Latina and there we got a pretty nice looking picture of Albert Einstein in color. - So it's pretty amazing what you can dio whips. - But like Babe Ruth, - I would kind of go through this again, - maybe add some more colors to the ceiling at some you know, - grays and blues, - some greens, - even just to see what it looks like. - But if you you know, - toggle on and off, - it looks pretty good. - Actually, - and same for a baby Ruth. - Put this black and white photo on the top. - Looks pretty darn good to me. - Well, - never, - never get it perfect. - But it's pretty good, - and it's fun to look at with some color. - All right, - Thanks for watching and have a great day, - but 12. Saving Your Photos: - Hey, - welcome back to another lesson today. - We're talking about saving your photo from photo shop. - So once you have your project colored and you are happy with it, - how do you actually save it so that you can share it with the world? - Well, - here's a great product I worked on. - This was one of my very first projects, - actually. - And it was the 1st 1 that I did from a World War two photo. - Those are really great and funded toe color on, - and it really just gives you a whole new look at, - you know, - World War two, - because we're used to just seeing black and white photos. - And it seems like, - you know, - there's this barrier Teoh understanding it, - and obviously we still can't understand being in war, - anything like that, - but adding color, - it just gives it more life. - And it makes it, - you know, - almost more real than you know, - just the black and white photos. - So anyways, - to save there's different options. - So first, - you can just go up file and save as and, - uh, - you can choose different options like J Peg. - You can save a P and G Ah, - you can save it as another Photoshopped file a tiff file, - which is a really big file. - Um, - so if you just want to save a J peg at the size that this photo is, - then you can just do that. - But say you have this photo and you want to make it a specific size. - For example, - say you're posting it on the Web on your blogged, - and you need it to be 600 pixels wide. - Well, - then you would go upto file and then save for Web. - This brings up this module that that shows you what it looks like. - And then you can choose different presets from P and G or J Peg or a gift. - So say you want J Peg. - You can change the quality to maximum or whatever you want. - Then down here, - it says image size say we want to be 6600 pixels wide. - It automatically changes it from 600 to 482 pixels high. - So and it shows you that it's at 35% or you can, - you know, - do 50% or whatever you want. - You can change it, - acquaint pixels or percentage or anything like that, - which is really awesome, - especially if you won't need a specific size for the Web or for printing out or something - like that. - You just click save and it saves it out. - So say, - we want this to be like a thumbnail size and we'll do like I don't know how big a thumbnail - is, - but we'll do 2 50 That might be even too big. - So let's do 1 50 Then we can save it again. - Saved desktop thumbnail test Saves it out. - I go to my finder, - going on my desktop from now test. - Now it shows up as a thumb now, - So if you want to use this as a thumbnail, - you can Okay, - so those are the different ways to save or export from photo shop. - Thank you for watching, - and we'll see you in the next lesson. - Have a great day 13. Colorization 1 - WWII Photo - Part 1: - Hey there. - Welcome back to another lesson in the photo colorization course. - So up until this point, - we've kind of gone through all of the different aspects of colorization, - from skin tones to hair and eyes and backgrounds. - So I want to put it all together, - and in it in this chapter, - I'm gonna be going through a few photos in each less, - and I will take one photo and just kind of walk through the entire process of coloring it. - So let's get straight to it. - So for this lesson on going to color, - this World War two photo of these two guys sitting in the bush, - it looks like they are, - you know, - just sitting around waiting for something to happen. - Um and so I think this is gonna be a really fun photo toe work with. - And so obviously, - I just open it up in photo shop. - The first thing we want to do is make sure that the image mode is set to RGB color. - So go ahead and set it to RGB color. - And then, - if you want, - in the supplemental materials of this course, - I have included a, - um, - chart, - basically a cheat sheet that will really help you out to get you started. - So it's called skin color Cheat chief. - So if you open up that project in photo shop first, - you'll get this chart where it shows all of the different colors that will be using in - order for painting on skin. - And all of these, - of course, - are are adjustable, - and you can change. - You can. - You might have to change the tone or the hue of these colors, - but this is just a reference point, - and then also are the actual layers set up properly. - So we have all these layers, - and actually I'm going to go in and change. - The opacity is so it's actually initially starting out, - as the proper opacity is the proper blend mode and is the proper color. - So when you when you open up your own image in a photo shop, - all you have to do is go and select all of these layers and right, - click them and duplicate and then choose document and then choose your new image. - Whatever it is that if you do that and you go over to your image, - check it out. - It's all in here already, - which is really awesome. - Um so you might have to fiddle with the size, - it showing up half colored because the thing this image wasn't the same size as this images - . - But all you have to do is just select the Phils for each layer, - select all and delete. - So I'm just going through and I'm going to delete all of the fills that all these colors I - don't have any fill in them and they aren't showing up. - Okay, - so once I go through that, - we can I can kind of get started. - Okay, - So then with this sort of cheat sheet, - which you can you know, - resize to however you want, - it shows the percentages of these different colors that we want and so we can go through - and change them as well. - So for the red will change to 12% and again we might have toe adjust this later. - But for now, - let's just I'll show you how you actually change the opacity of each layer. - This yellow will start out with 10 but the blue will start out 30. - The brown will start out at 20. - So for these two layers, - it's 50% opacity plus a 20% brush opacity, - so you'll have to remember for those two layers to go in and change that brush opacity out - . - And this last one is actually 100% capacity. - Okay, - so and then it also kind of gives you an idea for what you want to color in for each of - these layers. - So for this 1st 1 this red, - we're gonna color in all the skin for the cheeks and nose, - You know, - this next color? - Well, - we're just going to kind of go through each of these and go ahead and do it. - So let's get started. - This is going to be a little bit of a longer lesson, - because I'm walking you through and this is actually in real time, - and so it might take a little bit longer, - but I hope you enjoy it. - So let's start off with, - um, - we're gonna do all the skin at once for both of these guys. - So just select that fill area, - makes sure you have your brush selected, - and you can set your capacity or your hardness and the size just by clicking, - holding control and all together and dragging either up or down or left or right? - So I'm just gonna color over this guy's face again. - Doesn't have to be to perfect right here. - Especially since this one isn't a very close up image of these guys faces. - And it's actually, - um, - this is probably the minimum size that will work for coloring. - I mean, - of course you can use a photo. - That's resolution isn't as high as this, - but it's gonna be a lot harder. - You can already tell I'm zoomed in 200% to get to these guys. - These guys, - his face, - and I'm still zoomed out quite a bit. - So you want to make sure that you pick photos that have, - uh ah, - high enough resolution Teoh really be able to zoom into their faces or whatever the photo - is of and see that detail It's that you can color within the lines and get a really nice - looking image. - Okay, - so I'm starting with this guy and we got this guy's color in so far, - I'm just gonna go over this guy's face. - And since I don't have too much to say in this lesson, - I'm just gonna go at and finish coloring this guy's face looks like we're gonna have a lot - of fun with this image cause there's gonna be lots of cool colors to add to their their - shirts and the camouflage that they're wearing. - I want to make sure, - actually, - to go over this guys is mouth as well. - This first red I like going over the mouth with Okay, - so now I'm going to select the 2nd 1 And if we look back at our chief, - she this is for cheeks, - nose and ears. - Perfect. - So select that zoom in groups. - Zoom in. - Make sure it's like this, - Phil. - It's like your brush cheeks nos and years. - And while we're at it, - I'm just gonna add a little bit to the lips, - A swell just to keep adding some more color to those lips. - And ah, - these guys that look like they have some dirt in their face that we're gonna have to play - around, - add some, - you know, - darker looking colors to their faces, - maybe some browns and greens just to get that in as well. - So this third red, - we just add to the lips and again we might play with the capacity a little bit later. - But for now, - That's good. - Okay, - so let's move on to this dark yellow. - This dark yellow later layer is going to be put on the last hand parts of their skin. - So these guys, - though the these guys have been sitting out in the sun for ages, - so we're not I'm guessing that they're actually pretty tan already, - but maybe to this guy's chest, - you know, - the top of this guy's hands actually look a little bit, - uh, - less tan. - But really, - right now, - it's just kind of playing, - adding a little bit of a bit of detail so that we actually get a more natural looking skin - me to this guy's forehead because, - you know, - they're wearing these helmets and the top of their heads might have been shaded a little - bit more. - Okay, - so let's choose this blue. - So this goes in the shadows in, - you know, - for for guys where they're stubble would be in their beards also maybe bottom and top of - their lips, - definitely in their eye sockets. - You see their shadows right here, - definitely put it in the shadow of where their helmet is. - And again, - this photo is not that great of quality. - At least where? - I mean, - we're zoomed in a lot, - so when we're zoomed out, - it's not too bad, - but and again add to the shadows on their hands down here just to add a little bit color. - Okay, - so that's good. - So now let's take this brown and we're gonna go over all the skin. - So zoom in and we're just gonna go over all the skin with this brown. - This one is gonna be tough because their eyes are a little squinty. - And with the picks elation, - we're not gonna have too much, - um, - too much detail. - It looks like I was using black. - So I want to make sure this has changed the way I was wondering why this wasn't actually - coloring in. - So if that ever happens to you and you're like, - why isn't my color coloring in check over here and make sure that the color you're - selecting is actually white? - Because that means you're actually filling in this thing, - Phil layer with white. - So I'm just gonna go out and paint over their faces. - The cool thing about this, - too, - is that we're using this brown that is probably going to be useful in a lot of their - clothing and in the background. - Now, - depending if we're we might need to add another brown layered because the opacity or that - Hugh might be a little different than this one. - But once we're done with the skin and we might be able to use some of these layers for some - of the other colors in this photo for backgrounds and for all sorts of other things. - So this brown basically goes over everything. - Sometimes it can go over the lip. - Sometimes we don't want it to go over the lips, - but we're looking pretty good so far. - Okay, - so now for this pinkish color, - make sure we change our brush opacity down to 20%. - And again, - this, - uh, - if we look back at our chart, - zoom out. - So this is gonna be for ear lobes, - inner and outer eyes in the creases and people's faces and in the tip of the nose. - So this is another one, - you know, - it's gonna add a little bit. - It'll looked hand once we add our final layer. - So let's just add it to the tip of the nose. - Make sure we have our white selected add to the tip of the nose. - We're gonna have to really decrease the brush size here that year is even though you can't - really see splash a little on the lips. - You know me while we're at it, - put some on the fingernails. - The fingernails are gonna have a little bit of of red as well. - Make sure we have this white selected keeps getting messed up. - I must be pressing a hot key That changed the changes. - It from white to black. - Okay, - so tip of the nose, - ear lobes, - that's that's pretty good. - Inner outer eyes. - Maybe a little bit. - Okay, - so with this yellow same thing, - we're gonna leave the opacity at 20%. - Now, - this goes into the more fatty parts of people skin not necessarily fat, - but, - you know, - in their cheeks and also in parts of the skin, - where it's laid close to the bone. - So, - like the bridge of the nose is gonna be a little bit lighter. - And then also the inner ear for these guys. - We don't really see the inner ear, - but we'll add some to this guy's cheeks. - This guy had a lot of dirt on his face, - so we might have to mess around with that, - too. - Okay, - maybe a little more to the forehead. - Okay, - Just add a little bit around their hands. - And then finally with this brown skin layer and it said, - though pastie at 100 we're gonna go over everything. - Now, - this is just another starting point in the resource is I also have a skin tones chart. - So there's a bunch of skin tones now you can use There's two different ones. - You can kind of just start from one of these. - You know, - we have more tan for darker skins, - for very light skins for really any type of skin color here that you can start out from. - But for us, - I'm just starting at this same 846 f hex number down here. - Rubes gonna cancel that. - And so now we just paint over everything. - And as you noticed, - all these layers are set up with the soft light blend mode. - Okay, - so let's just paint. - And with the 100% capacity, - it really adds a lot of color right now, - and it really makes everything come together. - This guy's face is looking pretty good already gonna get around those lips around that - cigarette he's smoking. - Let's get this guy. - And I'm probably going to have to darken up this this color a little bit to make it a - little bit more tan looking. - And, - um, - you can also, - you know, - we might want to use different skins, - different colors, - different versions of this layer for each person because they probably don't have identical - skin tones. - Make sure you get all our hands. - So I'm going a little quick. - I would be a little bit more perfectionistic if I was doing this for, - uh, - for really for, - you know, - sharing with the world. - But for this tutorial, - you'll get the point. - But all these little errors I'm making in the, - uh, - you know, - missing the colors, - then, - uh, - missing the edges of things. - Don't do that. 14. Colorization 1 - WWII Photo - Part 2: - Okay, - so then, - with this one, - we want to go up to layer with its selected new adjustment and not vibrance. - We want to select Ah, - layer new adjustment hue, - saturation use previous layered to create clipping mass. - Select. - Okay. - And then, - you know, - increase or decrease the saturation. - Gonna increase it about like that And we're looking good. - It's looking a little orangey. - So maybe let's just play around with this. - Maybe a little less saturated and we can change its saturation with that saturation layer - we just added, - or just by picking color, - that's a little bit more gray. - Something like that. - I was actually looking pretty good. - One thing we didn't do with this is add a new brightness contrast filter above the original - image. - We can do that, - but it's actually looking pretty good on. - That's why I hadn't done it before. - You can add some contrast. - We can also do this at the end if we want I So something like that's actually looking - pretty good. - So maybe what I'm gonna do, - though going into for this specific image is I'm going to add a new solid color and just - pick something that's a little bit more dark brown, - and I'm going to delete that Phil, - change it too soft light, - then change the opacity to, - like, - 20% a little bit similar to this other brown. - And then just splash it on these guys cheeks, - especially this guy, - because he's got some dirt on his face and being his neck, - something like that put some on their hands, - which look like they're pretty dirty. - Okay, - so that's looking pretty good, - but we are far from done, - so let's start with their clothing. - So let's pick a salt new song color. - Pick something that's like a dark green. - Something like this. - I believe that colorful I'm gonna leave, - though passed yet 100 for now. - Choose soft light. - Just start painting in and you can already see. - You know, - adding some color to their clothing makes their faces look even more natural. - Because without this, - it's hard to tell. - You know, - if the colors of their faces actually looks natural. - Change this up makes fix up that edge that I messed up. - She's gonna color over kind of all their clothes because this is a good starting point for - the Army color for their clothes. - You know, - everything kind of has this green color to it. - Then we're gonna go in and add some browns and tans and some even darker greens. - Okay, - I hope you're enjoying this tutorial so far. - I missed this guy's other hand right here. - I didn't even see it holding his, - uh, - looks like machine gun right there. - So I'm just gonna skip that for now. - You don't need to see me kind of go through all this again. - Okay, - so that's looking pretty good already. - So now we're gonna add some browns on. - What we can do is just choose this brown and paint a little bit into their, - you know, - shirts. - Now, - this is only 20% so we might well, - definitely add some more, - and it's okay if you go over the edge is a little bit, - as I have said before. - Um, - because the way light is, - you know, - things reflect off each other, - so I'm gonna select, - like, - kind of like more gold ish brown to add. - But as I was saying, - um, - and make sure this is that soft light, - you know, - some of this green is going to reflect up into their skin. - Wow. - So this is gonna be really bright. - So I'm going to decrease this toe like 37% or so. - Just a little bit of color, - A little bit color in their helmet. - You know, - I'd probably be good. - Teoh, - go in and touch up each individual parts of this camouflage, - but just adding a little color makes it look pretty good. - I'm just, - like, - kind of painting around, - not being too perfectionistic right now. - One thing I like doing, - which I've probably said before, - is if you select all and copy the this bottom image, - just put at the top and then you can talk about it, - toggle it on and off. - You can start to see it really coming together. - Okay, - so that's looking pretty good for them so far. - So let's get some color toe these guns that they're holding so solid color me it's gonna be - like a dark grey. - But sometimes I like adding, - like a little bit of blue to these. - These things that are completely black just adds a little bit of, - um I know character to it. - So something like this, - it makes it look a little bit more natural. - Of course, - we can go back in it and change the color. - If this is a little too blue, - she might be Or maybe is brown right here. - You never know. - I don't know. - I'm not a gun expert, - So Okay, - so that's looking pretty good now for the background and see, - this photo is really detailed. - We got these guys back here, - but most of all is just kind of like this dirt and branches and, - you know, - twigs. - I've been tourney up along the way, - so I'm just gonna pick some sort of like de saturated tan color like this. - And again, - I'm just trying things out. - All the stuff we might change later. - I'm just going to start going over some of the dirt and all this stir is gonna have a ton - of different color in it. - Browns, - blacks, - greens from the plants and a debris of everything. - The sky is gonna have some blue in it. - Okay, - So as you can see, - it's looking it doesn't like to natural right here is gonna add this brown to the whole - background, - Actually, - then, - by adding other stuff, - other colors to the sky and everything is going to really make it pop groups. - So we've got this guy's backpack, - so I'm just gonna go through select this camouflage color that we use before add it to the - backpack. - Also to this I don't know what that is. - A knife back there or something. - Okay. - Had some of this brown because that's looking a little bit better. - So now I want to get a new sort of darker brown color, - but something like this with me with a little bit of red and move this on top of everything - . - Change it too. - Soft light. - Select. - Oh, - delete. - Just add some to maybe toe all this dirt up front. - Not try. - And I'm the stuff that doesn't have too much too many twigs on it. - Candy. - As you can see up here, - the dirt and the friends kind of hard toe get because it's so bright. - Okay, - so now let's get another sort of more yellowish brown color. - So I've never done this photo before, - you know? - So I'm not actually I'm kind of going along at it as if, - you know, - it was my first time. - Well, - it actually is my first time. - So were just experimenting together. - change the blend layer from normal to soft light. - Something like this. - It's looking kind of good. - So I'm just adding to a little bit of this start. - Not all of it. - This one's adding a lot of color. - Actually, - it kind of like the way this one looks. - Okay, - so that's looking pretty good. - So far. - So, - of course Weaken. - Choose our black and white photo put at the top. - Tuggle it on and off. - Okay, - so now let's just add a little bit of green to the background. - So some sort of dark green that we add to the plants. - We can also use one of these colors down here that we used for the shirts and stuff. - But we're gonna drop the opacity for this one a little bit. - Eso we wanted different layers, - So this is gonna be about 50%. - May go in and just a little bit of green to some of these plants. - Appear on these twigs. - You know, - obviously they looked pretty dead, - but they'll probably have a little bit more green in them. - Still. - Okay, - I got some leaves down here too. - I want to add some green too. - Okay, - so now with this. - Ah, - let's see. - With maybe with this Brown right here, - let's add just some brown to these guys back here to their helmets. - Everything really bright back there. - And maybe we'll do it with this Brown as well. - It's definitely not perfect right here. - It's hard to tell. - There's like a lot of people in the background. - It looks like this guy's got a person to this blob. - That blob is the person. - OK, - so now let's go in and add some gray. - What don't want that? - So it's like your top layer and then create a new sought and it will pop it up above it. - So let's just do a gray, - maybe with a little bit of brown in it, - something really dark. - This is gonna be a lot more detail in the background change into soft light. - So especially with this building back here, - I think it looks like a building anyways on some color to it. - You know, - maybe to this guy, - these guys pants, - I don't know that didn't look too good. - Some of these branches just adding some detail. - That's what we're doing now, - even going over some of the parts of this het their helmets. - It just adds a little bit more detail. - This makes things pop a little bit. - Okay, - so just color and around, - So it's looking pretty good. - You know, - I'm just gonna keep going through this and keep adding I'm just gonna keep adding layer - upon layer of color. - But as you can tell, - it's coming together. - I think the last thing I'll do is just a lot at a little bit of blue, - sort of sky blue. - Something that's pretty, - pretty light. - Pretty gray. - Then we'll call it a lesson. - So the lead off that Phil changed Teoh soft light. - We're just gonna paint over the sky. - Was area up here. - Make sure you have a really soft brush for this. - You know, - the sky, - the light kind of fades into all the debris and the people back here and change the opacity - . - You even change the color depending on what we want. - You know, - maybe it's a little We wanted to be a little red or something, - but we don't know exactly what this guy was like. - It looks maybe like it was either Justin over exposed picture. - Or, - um, - if it was like a cloudy day. - So something like this is probably the best that we can do right now, - especially with you being so bright. - So it's looking pretty darn good. - Um, - so that's pretty much where I'm going to stop right now. - I hope you kind of enjoyed this lesson. - It it's definitely not perfect. - And I would keep going at it. - But you could kind of see the skin tones and all the detail that goes into the faces. - And at a quick glance, - it actually looks pretty good, - you know? - Actually, - I might, - you know, - make a hue and saturation layer up here and just de saturate everything a little bit, - and it might make it look a little bit more natural. - So something like that looks pretty good. - Actually, - I Thanks for watching this practice session. - I hope you enjoyed it. - I'll be doing a couple more for this course, - and I hope you enjoy those as well. - I'm gonna be doing some more close up portrait. - It's our close up portrait. - And then I got a fun one to finish it off. - So get ready for that. - Thank you so much for watching and we'll see next time. - Bye. 15. Colorization 2 - Aretha Franklin: - Hey, - everyone, - welcome back to the photo colorization course brought to you by video school online dot com - . - So today we got a great colorization project that I'm going to do with you of Aretha - Franklin. - So there's gonna be really great one. - Um and I actually practice beforehand so that I kind of know how to get through it a little - bit faster this time, - but yes. - Oh, - great picture of a great person. - And so again, - I'm just going to copy all of my colors my starter colors and my group cheat sheet color - from our Photoshopped file cheat sheet to, - uh, - the new document. - And then, - uh, - no, - I don't want to cancel that. - I am going to go through each and just delete all of the Phils. - So this doesn't take too much time, - as you can tell. - And it's a lot better than having to create new late color layers for each layer. - Now, - of course, - um, - we're going to have to play around with these colors because Aretha has a different skin - tone than, - um while the in the past pictures. - So let's get straight to it. - So starting off, - we're just going to stick with the same, - um, - red. - And we're just gonna paint in two and using our key color, - uh, - chief, - she we're gonna paint in tow all of the skin, - So let's go ahead and do that. - And we're going to changes to 12% opacity. - So let's just go ahead and pee in all of her skin. - And one thing that I'm going to show you later. - That is really helpful for all of these colorization Z is if you have some sort of - reference for, - um for their skin tone and hair color. - And so I found a more modern picture of Aretha Franklin that's in color so that I can - actually now I can kind of compare her skin color. - Of course, - people skin colors change with age. - Um, - or depending on the season. - But we can get a little bit closer to what her skin actually looks like using that photo. - So again, - I'm just painting all over skin with this red. - Actually, - I'm going to go over her lips with this red as well. - One sort of advanced tip that you can use to make sure your coloring in every section that - you need to color in this few option click or all click this fill, - you can kind of see where I missed. - And I'm just gonna go ahead and paying in all of this area because I know this is where her - skin is. - You all click to go off. - So that's kind of where her hair is coming in. - But I'm just gonna go ahead whips and pain in right there. - I have all the holes painted, - and and make sure I have white selected on Just get this little area right there. - Okay, - so then we're gonna use this pinkish color and go over her her cheeks, - and we can leave the opacity at, - um, - 100 right now. - Go over her nose and, - um, - her other cheek. - So with Aretha Franklin, - I noticed in a lot of her photos, - and I'm going to change this to 12% opacity. - And it s in a lot of her painting pictures. - She wears ah, - lot of blush. - So she has this nice red color and her cheeks, - so there's gonna really make her cheeks look at look really unnatural. - And then with this this red, - I'm gonna go over her lips. - One more time. - It was a dark red, - you know, - we might want to change up the color a little bit and play with the opacity, - and it might help Teoh play with, - though passing everything afterwards. - So I'm going to actually, - let's make this, - like 40%. - For now. - Let's let's go back to, - like, - 20%. - Drop it down and then I'm just gonna go ahead and make this a little darker and maybe with - a little bit more purple in it. - So something like this might be good and then boost that capacity just a little bit. - I'll play with that a little bit later. - Eso with this dark yellow color, - Um, - I'm going to go over the less tan parts of skin. - So for Aretha just a little bit in her forehead, - um, - you can see the where it's not as dark. - You know, - I just look at the photo and whether it's tan or not, - just the more overexposed parts you can add this sort of yellow, - too. - I'm gonna drop this down to, - like, - 7% though. - So, - with the blue with women compared to men using this blue, - uh, - you really only have to use it for, - um, - in the shadows and maybe a little bit upper and under the lip, - but definitely just in more so in the shadows. - And I made this opacity 40% for now. - You can put some in the ear right here. - Maybe, - uh, - where her eyeliner is. - I don't know what Her island, - what color? - Her eyeliner is probably just black but dark brown. - But we'll just add a little bit blue to that. - So that's looking pretty good, - actually. - So now with this brown, - we're just gonna go over all the skin, - gonna make this 20% just gonna paint over everything except for her lips were just gonna - leave her lips the way they are. - Okay, - so this one's looking pretty good so far. - Might have to tone down that blew in her upper lip. - I don't think that that looks so good right now. - Okay, - so now we're gonna use this pink and drop the brush opacity to, - like, - 40% a little bit higher this time, - cause I'm just gonna add some more pink blush right here, - just like that. - And then for her knows I'm gonna drop it down 20% and his pain, - the tip of her nose with that, - Okay? - And she doesn't really have any creases to her skin that I want to use this pink for, - but I'll do it to her ear lobe. - So for yellow again, - not too much. - Just maybe a little bit in her forehead. - This will add a little gold to her forehead. - You down here on her her neck. - Okay, - so she's looking a little clownish right now, - but that's gonna go away in a second. - So for skin tones, - this is the skin tone I've been using for the past few. - But of course, - those were people with with Caucasian skin. - And so I'm going to use my skin tone chart, - which is in the course. - Resource is so you can use either one of these. - I'm going to go in and use this 1st 1 and just pick a different sort of skin tone for her. - And I'm not exactly sure which one will work perfectly, - but I'm just gonna guess its around made 29 or 30. - I was gonna exit out of that skin tone, - make that disappear. - And at 100% Phil and 100% capacity. - I'm just gonna go ahead and paint in. - Make sure you have this selected. - I can tell this is going to be head. - That blush is little to read, - but the brown is actually, - um, - looking good for her skin. - We might have to play with it a little bit later on. - And, - of course, - with all these were going to play with the skin tones and all these colors that we used to - make it look more natural. - But I can tell where the parts that don't have as much yellow and red. - That, - um this is actually a pretty good color for her. - Okay, - so it was looking pretty good. - So first things first, - I'm going to tone down some of this. - These so? - Actually, - this should be They should definitely be like opacity. - 33. - I don't know why it was up so high and insane with this yellow. - We're gonna drop this down, - even lower sign, - like, - 20. - So this is looking pretty good with this yellow. - I'm also going to drop down a little bit, - uh, - this one to both of the yellows, - and then it dropped down. - There's not too many yellow tones and her her skin, - and this is looking pretty good. - I'm missing. - I see this blue part right there. - It's really shining through. - So I think I missed some of this brown and it's looking pretty good. - So what I'm going to do is actually bring in a photo of Aretha Franklin now so that we can - kind of compare. - So she has kind of some lighter skins. - Maybe it has a little bit more orange to it. - So it's just bump of that orange something, - something like that. - But maybe a little that that you are a little less saturated. - So here we're going to again at our layer new adjustment. - Fill our layer hue saturation. - Using previous layer to create clipping mask than me will just decrease the saturation a - little bit. - So that's looking pretty good. - Now, - this blush, - maybe we can, - you know, - change the color of this Blash, - make it a little bit more. - Just read and not as pink. - And maybe ah, - get rid of some of it that's closer to her. - Knows that we're here. - I'm not a professional makeup artist. - S o. - I'm not exactly sure how this all goes, - but more So just on our cheeks, - something like this may get really, - really soft brush. - Something like that looks a little bit better. - Now. - We want toe touch up her lips because I think that we want to add some more, - uh, - pink, - pink to it. - So let's pick a nice pink color something. - Something like that might look good. - Okay. - Delete that, - Phil. - I'm sure I have my white selected over here. - Delete changed. - Too soft light. - Okay, - so from here, - there's gonna pee in her lips. - Yeah, - This looks really good, - actually. - Okay. - Something like that. - Uh, - maybe drop that opacity a little bit. - Maybe, - Uh, - the edges are getting. - I painted, - I think a little too close to her lips with some of these browns. - So I'm gonna just leaked some of these browns their lips. - Yeah. - This because we're blending colors right here and sometimes with the brown gets the brown - skin tongue gets in the lips. - It doesn't look so good. - I'm just going to go back to the lip, - color the lipstick and paint in a little bit more. - Get all the edges. - Okay, - so this is looking really good. - So now let's go ahead and add a color for her hair. - So let's get, - like, - a really dark brown. - Something like this. - Lead that, - Phil, - change it too soft, - light and then just pay in. - So something like that. - Okay, - looking pretty good. - So I'm gonna go over her eyebrows again. - And with this brown, - we might be able Teoh use it for her eye color to although the opacity might be different. - So I'm gonna just create a new layer for the for the eye color. - Okay, - so that's looking pretty good. - Maybe go over the eyeliner. - Doesn't look good. - Okay, - so this is looking really good. - So now let's get her eye color. - So let's just create a new solid color, - Another sort of brown, - but maybe a lighter brown. - The lead that Phil later layer, - the fill changed its soft light. - No, - it's just color in her eyes. - I think so. - It's looking pretty good. - Maybe. - Ah, - lighter, - Brown. - And then drop that opacity. - Something like that is looking pretty good. - Okay, - so now let's just add a little bit of color to the background. - I don't know what color those dresses, - but I'm guessing maybe something gold or silver. - Let's try a little bit of gold. - I like the idea of adding some gold that dress. - So during the same process, - changing the opacity, - um, - and see it's shining. - So it might be a little gold. - Something like that. - Try to stay in the lines now the background. - It's hard to tell with this background because it's, - uh, - kind of ambiguous. - So I'm just gonna change this to soft light without deleting the Philip yet. - So now you could kind of see what the background looks like and we can select a color. - So I might just be, - like a dark grey or maybe like, - more like a brown ish. - You can kind of see, - uh, - I don't think it's really like a red background, - but maybe I kind of like this Brown. - So I'm gonna select that Brown, - select the filled delete it, - make sure I have my white selected and then pain in the background. - Gonna turn off this newer picture of Aretha and his pee in the background. - And I think this sort of frame, - like Vignette is actually just coming from the photo I downloaded. - It's not actually from this image itself. - Whoops. - It's hard to get in this little hole right here. - Um, - and I don't know if the Brown is look working that good. - So let's do one that's a little bit more neutrals. - Some, - something like this. - Maybe if it had a little bit of blue in it, - that looks better. - And it makes you know her pop. - It makes everything about her pop a little bit more. - So let's go ahead and copy the original picture so we can kind of compare and contrast. - And if we toggle on and off, - it's looking pretty good. - I really like how this one has come out. - You know, - that blush might be a little bit too much still. - So let's, - uh, - drop down that oh past even like seven. - Something like that and this one as well. - It's dropped down to me like 20. - I might be a little bit more natural on comparing it to the newer image of Aretha. - It's looking pretty darn good. - Okay, - so that was another practice session with, - um, - Aretha Franklin, - A different skin tone and a different type of image, - more of a portrait, - which, - as you can tell us a lot easier and quicker to do than the last one, - which was the World War Two photo. - But I really like doing this portrait's. - And I hope you enjoyed following along for this one. - All right. - Thank you so much. - If you have any questions, - please shoot me a message on the course page or wherever you're watching this. - You can contact me through video school online dot com. - Thanks for watching. - And we'll see you next time. - Bye. 16. Colorization 3 - Surprise! - Part 1: - Hey, - everyone, - welcome back to another lesson in the photo colorization course. - Today is the third and final practice session, - and it's a really fun photo, - and I suggest you do something similar. - So I am going to be colorizing a photo of me and my girlfriend, - Isabel. - And, - um, - obviously this photo isn't in black and white, - but this is a great practice technique to take a photo that is already in color to make it - black and white and then to cull, - arise it yourself. - And it's great because you can then really, - truly compare, - you know, - the colors and to see if you were able to mash them correctly. - So let's get straight to it. - So I have my photo layer to turn it black and white. - I could just add a new hue saturation adjustment layer and just drop down that saturation - to, - like, - negative 100. - Okay, - so now we're just gonna get straight to it. - So with my red layer, - which I've already set up this project just like they have in the past. - But it's all set up with a pastis. - The Phil is already, - um, - all deleted. - So now I just get to paint. - So let's get in here and start painting. - So we're just gonna brush this red onto all of our skin and now is bell and my skins are - skin tones are relatively similar. - Mind might be a little bit more peach than hers. - Uh, - but we'll have to compare. - So I'm going to try to do this without referencing the, - um, - original image at all until the very end, - and we'll see how close I actually got got the colors, - but, - um, - I'm probably gonna do to not so hot with this one, - but we'll see. - And then what's great to for practices? - Just Teoh. - You know, - now you can use the pick select colors using the photo so I could, - you know, - for our lips, - for example, - or for the background for the Golden Gate Bridge. - I can pick colors that are actually true. - So it's gonna paint all of our skin on. - And that sounded weird, - but I'm just painting over our skin and looking at these, - uh, - this photo. - You can really see how much detail there is in the different colors. - Uh, - I'll pull up the color photo in just a second just to show you, - um, - you know, - in our in our cheeks and in our noses. - And, - you know, - in all of you know, - the glasses, - Isabel's glasses and our fingernails. - There's so much detail that, - um, - is lost or is hard Teoh replicate in colorization ins. - But I'm doing these Colorization is in about 2030 minutes. - You know, - if I wanted Teoh, - I could spend a good, - you know, - a couple of hours on one and really get it as perfect as possible. - So I'm just coloring in our hands right now. - I really hope you have enjoyed this class so far. - Um, - it's a pretty cool hobby. - And, - um, - it's something I picked up relatively recently, - but I really like doing it. - And I hope you enjoy as well I know is bells, - fingernails are going to be, - Ah, - a pink color in this cause I saw in the original photos, - I'm just going over with that red. - So And I'm gonna make sure that, - um, - get all of our in our mouth. - Oops. - There are gums were pain in our gums. - Try not to get our teeth too much, - though. - Okay, - so now let's take this next Pete red, - but more pinkish color. - We're gonna paint over our cheeks and nose is and ears. - So I'm not being perfect right now. - But something like that kid arch cheeks on get our our entire years for this pink. - We do our entire years for the next this pink up here, - we just do parts of our ears. - But for that, - we'll just do all of our years. - Then for this red, - Just, - um, - go over the lips and gums, - zoom in there and get really nice and close. - Actually, - I'm gonna go back. - And with that previous pink, - I'm going to go over our lips is well, - And then I might, - um we'll probably add another layer to our lips later on. - But for now, - this is good. - What's great about this method? - I think I mentioned before, - rather than the selection method of polarization is, - I can go back and change the color of this layer really easily. - All right, - so now I'm gonna take this yellow, - so this yellow is going to go on the left hand parts of our skin. - So for me, - Definitely in my forehead area. - I think this photo was taken, - um, - at a time where we weren't too tanned. - So before we hit the beaches, - that summer looks cloudy up here in San Francisco, - to which it usually is. - Okay, - so for ad, - Definitely for me. - So that's looking pretty good. - And me on our just splash a little bit of that on our hands as well. - Just to add a little bit more detail, - a little more complexity to our skin. - So with the blue, - this is a good example for me. - I have sort of haven't shaved in a while in this photo. - So I'm gonna add this blue toe my upper lip. - I try to not get where my nose was, - though. - Delete that I get my upper lip, - blow my lip where all my hair is, - and then definitely in my eye socket, - uh, - where it's a little bit darker eyelids and wherever there's shadows. - Okay. - Right here. - The creases and is both cheeks under her eyes. - That's pretty good. - Okay, - so now, - like you seen before, - this is the part where we start to look a little bit cartoonish, - but, - um, - it will get better, - I promise. - So now I'm adding this brown, - this first layer of brown to pretty much everything. - Um, - just not not getting my lips this time or any of our either of our lips this time. - Get the get our ears. - All of Isabel's forehand, - everything. - All the skin with this brown. - It's amazing how these, - uh, - these killers ations come together. - You know, - it's slow work at the start. - You might be wondering out how is this gonna turn out? - But in the end, - it actually looks pretty good. - Okay, - so that was that, - Brown. - Now let's take this pink, - and we're gonna drop the brush opacity to, - like, - 20%. - And now for this pink, - I'm just gonna hit my nose and then my outer ear, - your lobe, - and then wherever there's, - um, - creases in the skin. - So where there's creases in their skin, - it looks it's gonna have a little bit more red in it because the blood is kind of flowing - and can see a little bit more through that. - Those creases of the skin, - you're on my neck, - got a couple of creases, - and then I'll go over our fingernails with this this red as well, - really hard to see. - Especially probably in this video compared to even what I'm doing right now. - I can barely see this color being dabbed on with this 20% brush and at 30% opacity. - But if I bring it up the past Yep, - I can see it. - So we'll leave this at, - like, - 40%. - Sen. - Al, - It's with the yellow. - We're gonna go on and paint where, - uh, - our cheeks are now where there's a little bit more fat. - And then also where, - um, - the skin is really close to the bone. - So in our nose or in the cartilage of our ear. - So our inner ear, - we'll make sure we get our cheeks, - and that's looking pretty good. - Okay, - so now with the skin tone, - I'm just going to stick with this, - uh, - starting skin tone for both of us and then maybe change it up a little bit later. - And so this is at 100% capacity, - and as you can see, - it's already looking pretty natural. - I'm gonna have to go over my eyebrows both of our eyebrows again with another darker brown - to match my hair. - But I'll do that once I start doing my hair color so you can see it's coming together. - I think I'll definitely have to change the skin tone a little bit. - It's easier, - you know, - doing this colorization of myself because I look in the mirror every day, - but it's actually looking pretty good. - And I can make myself tan if I want to. - So we're gonna stick with the same skin tone for his ball right here. - But we might switch it up a little bit, - cause I know our skin is a little bit different. - Sometimes we have to see who's more. - Tanner is not okay, - so just coloring it in, - You know, - I'm trying to get around these glasses, - which is a little bit more difficult than some of these other projects I've done. - I haven't actually haven't done one with glasses yet. - Okay, - by now our glasses are brown. - So actually, - getting this brown on the glasses actually is making it look like riel. - I was gonna go over both our lives with this cause it looks a little too blue or something - in this photo. - Let's get our hands. - God, - that I messed up and got a hard brush. - So let me change that. - I'm just hitting control an option and dragging up with my stylist. - That makes my, - um, - the hardness of the brush. - It's harder or softer, - and I'm not too worried about this getting into her sweater right here because her sweater - is actually brown. - So it's just gonna Copeland together, - because all add another brown layer after this. - Okay, - so let's go ahead and zoom out. - And we're looking pretty good, - actually, - Um, - let's just double click this color for the skin tone. - And we can kind of just go, - you know, - drag from here and see different skin tones. - So maybe something a little bit, - um, - less peach or less orange is a little bit better for both of us, - and that's actually looking pretty good. - I'm impressed. - Of course. - Now I'm just gonna bring this colored photo, - actually duplicate this colored photo and bring it up to the top, - and then we can compare. - But first I'm going to with this top skin layer, - I'm going to add that adjustment layer the hue saturation adjustment layer. - Whoops. - And I need to make sure that I check this use previous layer to click, - create clipping mask box. - Then I can increase the saturation or decrease it so Of course, - it looks a little weird right now, - with the background being black and white. - But let's see what it looks like. - Wow, - it's not too bad. - I condemn finitely tell, - though, - that in the actual photo, - there's a lot more reds in my face, - especially and then even on Isabel's nose and cheeks. - There's a lot more red, - and I've actually noticed that. - And I think people have noticed that in my face in particular there there is more red in it - . - So I'm just gonna go ahead and add another layer, - you know, - on red layer just a little bit more red, - and I'll add it to my face. - So fleet off that Phil Slick changed the blending mode too soft light. - And for now, - I'll just, - um, - so this is the original. - So take that off. - So I'm cheating a little bit. - I said I was going to not look at the the original until I was done with the whole picture - . - But I'm gonna change this layers of past 20% and just in my cheeks and then knows, - especially and then for Ed. - We'll add a little bit of red, - so my face, - I guess my skin is a little bit more peachy than Isabelle's. - That might be too much. - I gotta drop down that opacity and then maybe it's not completely my whole face song. - It's gonna delete some of this on the nose. - It's more on the forehead. - So for both of us, - it is more red. - So I'm just going to actually change this. - Choose this, - uh, - skin tone. - I'm just gonna drag us down a little bit. - So in this color picker, - if you just drag this bar down to where it's a little bit more red, - something like that, - that looks a little bit better. - So it's just slight, - slight differences. - But that's pretty good. - Maybe a little bit more orange. - So it's just what I can do is actually just duplicate this layer and then add make one a - little bit more orange than drop the opacity to something like really, - really low. - I think 7% maybe even lower, - 3% barely even noticeable. - But it does a little bit, - so that is, - um, - looking pretty good. - So let's move on to the background where the rest of our our clothes and stuff so and hair - of course, - so I'm just trying. - Teoh, - select out of this. - Um, - get rid of this group. - The cheat sheet. - All right, - so now let's look at our hair. - So let's add a new color brown for my hair. - So my, - ah, - pretty normal. - Typical brown hair a little bit lighter. - Um, - and then make sure I have white selected over here. - Command a delete Delete that, - Phil, - change the, - uh, - the blend mode too soft light. - Then I'm just going to brush in my hair. - I think I'm gonna need in even Ah, - lighter color on this. - This Yeah, - this is definitely a little bit too dark. - So it's just brushing my hair. - I'm not even going to try to brush in Isabel's hair with this layer because I know our hair - is different. - And while I might be able to blend different layers together, - um, - I'm just gonna do a completely new layer for Isabel's hair. - So let's just double click this brown and make it a little Yeah, - something more along the lines of this. - But I can see in the where my skin is, - where my skin meets my hair. - It's blending with that that orange. - And so, - uh, - I'm just going toe, - go into the skin layer and delete some 17. Colorization 3 - Surprise! - Part 1: - something like this make my brush really soft. - Something like that is good. - And I can even go into this 20% brown layer that we use. - I can brush that into my hair because that color might, - you know, - just add a little bit of color to my hair. - Something like that. - I think my this blue layer is actually a little too strong. - So I'm gonna drop that down like 20% and this pink. - It might be a little too strong to drop that down. - 10%. - All right, - so for is balls, - hair. - Let's do a new solid color. - Choose a little bit darker brown, - and then delete that fill. - Command A to select all, - then delete change the blend mode too soft light and then just pee in her hair. - This is really hard because she's got hair that's flying in the wind, - and so I might have to go over those pieces a little bit layer later. - But I can zoom in and get a much as I can if you use a really tiny brash. - Sometimes it looks a little weird because it just looks like this really thin streak. - So for that I'll really have Teoh play with the capacity is playing around like this, - trying to get all over hairs. - And this is where having a stylists and a tablet like my Wacom tablet really comes in handy - compared to trying to do this with a mouse, - that would be really difficult. - Okay, - so trying to get all our hair, - see him out, - make sure I got the all of this, - and I think I need to make it a little bit darker, - less less red or something. - This is a lot more difficult than I thought it would be. - It's a little bit lighter, - just got less red. - That's what it is, - something like that. - And we'll go over our eyebrows individually with with these Browns. - Well, - that looks a little to read, - though, - so we might have to add another layer for our eyebrows. - Yeah, - I So we're getting there, - though. - We're getting there. - It's not too bad when you kind of toggle back and forth. - So let's get this, - uh, - leather strap from Isabel's, - um, - from Isabel's purse. - We're just gonna choose like a orangey brown that will be the left leather color. - Okay, - so let's just paint that on might be a little bit brighter than this to, - So I'm just gonna change that color a little bit. - Something like that, - there's good. - Now we're going to add is bells brown? - Uh, - sweatshirt. - So, - as you can see, - it's a little tedious, - but but fun just painting in this brown. - And this is a great picture because then we have we have lots of different colors in the - background compared to before where we were kind of stuck with, - you know, - the greens and the browns. - But here we have a an ocean and golden gate bridge behind us. - One thing that looks kind of a natural right here is our teeth. - Uh, - since they're still black and white for hum the image, - it looks kind of funny. - Almost looks like we have blue teeth. - So unfortunately, - I'm going to have to add a little bit of yellow to our teeth to make it look a little bit - more natural. - So just a really pale, - too saturated yellow try that a soft light is brush in our teeth. - We'll drop the opacity later, - and that's definitely going to make it look a little bit better, - So drop the past. - Use someone like let's try, - uh, - something like 28% looks looks more natural. - Okay, - so we are getting along through this picture. - So now I want toe paint in this ocean, - cause that's kind of what I've been waiting for this whole time. - Now, - the Golden Gate Bridge is gonna be really tough, - but let's do this ocean. - So the ocean is gonna actually be sort of a darker blue, - something a little bit more de saturated as well. - But I'm not exactly sure, - but we can just paint it in. - And then if we want to change it later, - we can change the colors. - It's just peeing in the ocean. - Yeah, - I think it's definitely going to be a little bit darker than this. - This is a little bit too bright blue Zoom in to get these details. - If you've never been to San Francisco, - you definitely should check it out. - This is kind of a famous spot to go view the Golden Gate Bridge from you from San Francisco - , - You across the Golden Gate Bridge and then you exit pretty much as soon as you get off and - there's a viewpoint on the road goes up to this viewpoint, - and it's always packed with tourists and visitors from around the world. - But it's definitely the best spot to get a photo from. - You get the skyline of the city in the background and the whole entire Golden Gate Bridge, - but it's often cloudy up here. - So you got to go on a good day, - even if it's cloudy, - where we live, - or if it's sunny. - And where we live in Berkeley can be cloudy over in the city and often is actually. - So these these wires, - these bars that are holding up the Colon Gate bridge those are gonna be really difficult to - get again, - just showing it goes to show how much detail there is in the world. - So let's just change this blue color just with the color picker picker. - Do something something darker, - like This is better. - I think Anyways, - we can compare it to the original low. - Okay, - so let's go ahead and compare it to the original. - It's actually it is lighter, - surprise, - surprise. - So there's something a little bit more like that, - I guess without the rest of the background, - it looks a little strange, - but right now That looks pretty good. - Okay, - so let's tackle the Golden Gate Bridge, - which actually really isn't gold at all is kind of a reddish orange, - but more of a red. - So let's just try this and we're going. - Teoh, - zoom in and make sure we get as detailed as possible. - Change the layer mode too Soft light. - We're just gonna paint this in now. - I'm not gonna be too perfect to wait and waste your time, - but I might go back and try toe fix this up later and see, - even in this bridge, - there's just so much detail in the way that it was constructed. - So I'm just gonna pain over this. - And of course, - there's, - like, - hundreds of cars going across right now that are different colors. - 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So let's look at the original image. - Wow, - I wasn't too far off. - It has a little bit of, - like, - a blue tone to it because of, - I think, - the reflection of the ocean and of the sky. - And so I'm actually what I'm going to do is I'm just going toe paint over a really, - really faint blue color over this entire part of the picture, - because, - um, - yeah, - because it seems to need that I was gonna make a really big brush paint over, - change the blend mode too soft light, - and then just make sure it goes over. - It is kind of like it creates that hate. - It's that haziness that the background has and then just drop the opacity even further. - And so, - with this, - um, - bridge layer, - though, - what I'm going to do is just duplicate it and then add another color to it. - So it looks like it has a little bit more of that purple blue itself. - So I'm going to create sort of a purplish blue color, - something like that. - Turn it on and then drop the opacity down to, - like, - yeah, - 25% or something, - and that's looking a little bit more natural. - Okay, - so a few more colors we're going to add for this is some greens for the backgrounds. - So let's just pick a nice dark green color added to the background on the hills in the - distance. - And then in the hills right here behind us, - there is there is some green. - There's some green plans that we need to paint, - and we'll add some browns as well. - I think this is like some green shrubs right here. - I'll just add a little bit on the edge of this mountain. - Just Sprinkle a little bit of green and here for the shrubbery and back here in the - distance is definitely some green. - These hills now back here might be a little bit darker green than the ones right behind us - . - But this is fine for now. - So, - um, - photos actually turning out quite nicely. - And like I said, - this is a great practice method for, - um, - colorization and improving your technique using a photo, - a color photo and turning it black and white. - Because, - as you can see, - you know, - I've made lots of little adjustments using the photo for as reference all these green trees - over here. - Well, - I'm getting some green in Isabel's hair, - so I'm gonna I gotta step backward a little bit. - I move that layer if I'm going too fast. - Um, - you know, - just you can watch this episode again, - Or you can also take my photo shop tools course, - which you can find on video school online. - And I basically go through all the tools on this left hand column, - and it really will help you improve your photo shop skills. - Now, - um, - of course, - with polarization is were basically just using the brush tool. - That's about it. - Yes. - I'm gonna make this a little bit darker green and maybe more yellow. - It's a little bit more brown in it. - Okay, - so now let's add another layer and do our brown stuff in the background. - So just like a brown like this, - delete the film, - change it to soft light and just start painting. - So I'm just gonna paint over this entire hill, - thanks to pretty much everything right here. - I'm just gonna paint over, - and I'll just drop the opacity. - Okay? - Maybe add a little bit of brown over here more some detail and yanks. - Okay, - so let's get through a few more layers, - and then I'll let you go for today. - I want to drop that opacity. - Actually, - some gonna go back to that layer after I add just a little bit lighter. - Beige color will set this up. - All right, - so now I'm gonna go back to this brown, - and I'll drop the opacity. - 78 or so is good. - So with this lighter brown orange color, - it's gonna paint on a little bit. - Change it too soft light. - Um, - and, - uh, - it's a little bit too orangey, - so I'm just gonna make it a little bit more like a little less orange, - more beige, - then just paint on. - So this this hill. - That's closes, - too, - as I'm just gonna paint on this brown right here and same with over on this side of the - Hill. - And then just where there's, - like, - this lighter part of the background, - just paint a little bit on as well. - Let's make this whole side of the cliff a little bit lighter, - a little bit lighter, - brown, - and I'll drop the opacity. - So let's look at the original image just to compare. - Okay, - so it looks like this was actually a little bit darker brown where that is. - And on top, - it's got this reddish brown. - I'm just gonna leave it, - though. - And then I'll add that reddish brown because this is going to be my own interpretation of - this this hill. - Okay, - so just pick a red, - delete that, - Phil, - change it too soft light on. - I'm just gonna paint on the top of this. - This hill where it showed up to be a little bit more red. - This darker ground, - I guess, - is where it was a little bit more red. - Drop the opacity a lot like 20%. - That looks pretty good even up here. - I can add this this brownish red and it's looking pretty good. - Um, - I think I'm going to stop. - For now, - I think you probably had enough. - Uh, - definitely not perfect. - One thing you can do here is actually add a, - uh, - a hue saturation filter for the whole thing. - Just kind of dropped down, - though. - Pastie. - Sometimes that makes it look a little bit more natural. - Um, - the hardest part about this is the background. - Because there's just so much in the background, - you can tell it is green actually should be a little bit more bluish. - Something like that, - actually. - But there's so much detail in the background, - and that's why it makes it so hard. - You know, - all these buildings, - there's millions of colors right here in itself, - then with the thin wires of the Golden Gate Bridge. - So this is definitely a difficult image t get through. - But I'm pretty happy with our skin tones. - And, - um uh, - this hail Andi some of the greens. - So thank you so much for watching. - I hope I didn't bore your ear off. - And I hope this helped you just following along with with what I do. - And I really hope you've enjoyed the lessons in this course in the next section. - You know, - I'm just gonna give you a few more tips about polarization, - how you can stay active and get inspiration. - But for now, - I think this is going to be the last actually practice session for this for this course. - But thank you for watching. - And I hope you've enjoyed this chapter and we'll see you in the next one by 18. Colorization Communities: - Hey, - welcome back to the photo colorization course today. - I just want to talk to you about a colorization community that you should really be a part - of. - Its a reddit community that I have found is great for practicing. - It's great for getting inspiration and just getting advice. - So if you go to Reddit or and search for colorization or reddit dot com slash r slash - polarization, - there's this great community. - You can see people's colorization, - and each week they have a colorization. - Um, - contests is not really a contest where there's necessarily a winner, - but it's just a group colorization where everyone colors at the same picture. - It is really good cause then you can compare what yours looks like to another's. - And it's really cool because you can see the different ways people interpreted the picture - . - You know, - some people think may think someone's shirt is a certain way, - Um, - a certain color and you might have done it completely different. - And as you can see here, - there's lots of different, - um, - qualities. - Obviously, - you know, - this looks like a beginner. - Um, - but then there's some really great ones as well. - So why? - I mean this one looks awesome. - Uh, - Stanley Kubrick photos. - That one's pretty amazing. - So it's really fun to look around and gets, - um, - some, - uh, - some great inspiration. - And look at the detail in this one of the woman's veil over her face and the background man - . - Yeah, - this is awesome. - So join read it. - During the community, - you can post your own stuff here, - and, - um, - start learning and having some more fun. - Okay, - Have a great day, - and we'll see you in the next lesson by 19. 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