The Professor from Gilligans Island Has Passed Away

Sadly, Russell Johnson has passed away at the age of 89. Russell was widely known for his role as “The Professor” on the CBS sitcom Gilligans Island. Johnson appeared in two episodes of The Twilight Zone. His character attempted to prevent the assanation of Abraham Lincoln  in “Back There”. He also  appeared as a college…

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War Is Hell-Colorization of Unknown Vietnam Soldier

  This photo of a unknown Vietnam soldier  was taken by the  late Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Horst Faas. The  American soldier  was of the 173rd Airborne Brigade from what I have read but little else is known.  I stumbled across it and thought it would be a good image to colorize. The subject was…

Colorization Request from Reddit

  I received this colorization request from reddit recently and was happy to take on the challenge of restoring and adding color to this old black and white photo.  This one was difficult because of the lack of clarity in the original image. Did the best I could with it for someone who had a…

Young Angela Lansbury Colorized

 Babe she wrote!I love this photo of a young Angela Lansbury! Angela Lansbury was a looker in her younger years and I really liked the basic look of this photo. I attempted to colorize this photo when I first started doing colorizations and  I made a big mess out of it. I was looking back…

Colorization Tutorial #2 – Basic Coloring

* Disclaimer – This is an extremely basic tutorial to get you started. I will be posting more detailed tutorials along with videos in the near future. I expect to have the tutorial videos up by 2/15/2014.  Alright, we have got all the boring stuff behind us and can get down to some actual coloring….

Request From Reddit Colorizations

  I had a few moments of free time before bed and decided to colorize this wedding photo for someone on reddit.com/r/colorizations.  I do paid requests at a very reasonable rate, but every so often I will help someone out on reddit if I have a few spare moments and the picture strikes me.  This colorization…

Young Susan Sarandon Colorized

  I had a spare half hour before bed and decided to colorize this photo of Susan Sarandon. My Fiancee and I watched a movie called “Big Wedding” last night. I obviously was not excited about watching something called “Big Wedding”, figuring it was just another paper thin plot film with the usual sappy romantic…

Colorization Tutorial #1 – Prepwork And Getting Started

    * Disclaimer – This is an extremely basic tutorial to get you started. I will be posting more detailed tutorials along with videos in the near future.    Its freezing this week in Bangor Maine, the high is around 0 and the wind chill has gotten as low as -35. Not entirely a bad thing…