Old Photo of Children: Restored and Colorized for a Client

  Personal colorization and restoration for clients have kept me pretty tied up lately and this one was really cool in my opinion. The original black and white photo was in really good shape and the children had a kind of creepy vibe to them.    When I adjusted the levels in the pre-work, I…

Lauren Bacall Colorization

   I’ve been taking on some pretty complicated colorizations lately and its nice to just do a headshot that doesn’t have a massive amount of background details involved. Lauren Bacall is one my favorite women from that era, something about her just exudes a subtle badass-ness and I love colorizing her old black and white…

Bob Casale of Devo Has Passed Away

The world lost a creative musician today, Bob Casale, guitar player of Devo has passed away from heart failure. He was a founding member of Devo and was also a very talented sound engineer.   This black and white photo was taken in 1980 and took only about a hour to add color. I had…

Coal Miner And Wife Colorized, 1938

  I colorized this black and white photo because I wanted to see how I could work with the dirt and soot on the coal miners face. I created a piercing blue eye color using three layers, two soft and one vivid light. I did this because I love the look of a dirty and…

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…