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Colorization of Rita Hayworth Leanin’ on a Lincoln Continental
This black and white photo is of 1940s film actress Rita Hayworth, and the sweet car she is leanin’ on is a 1940 Lincoln Continental. This is the second colorization I have done of Rita Hayworth, I completed one a few weeks back of her playing ping-pong which can be seen here.
Rita Hayworth playing Ping-Pong.
The car is a Lincoln Continental, a 1940 or 41 from what I could find. From the shade of the car, I could tell it wasn’t a maroon or deep blue color, so I found that a turquoise style was around and quite popular at the time.
I took some time working on the reflections in the hubcaps and the side of the car. I am a big fan of colorizing photos with reflections in them, they are challenging but fun. For the chrome of the car I used a vivid light blending mode and two different shades of silver/grey.
Below is the full size black and white photo as well as the full size colorization. Feel free to share this post on your social network of choice of leave a comment in the comment section below.