Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Hand Color - Vintage Photographs with a Tint

Vintage and antique photographs with an added bit of color. Many people work with vintage / old photographs and simply add a color tint. This can be a fun and satisfying way to express yourself. Especially if you have a creative flare but lack the artistic ability to draw to your liking. It can actually bring back the nostalgia of youth and the carefree time spent coloring.

It is best to choose something that you can add just a few simple colors to and most times just one is more than enough. You can purchase paints and other items to make sure that your work is as professional as you like. You can use anything from oil based paint to colored markers to create your one of a kind treasures. It would be a good bet to read up on this unique artwork before you attempt to do it.

Click on an image below to view the photograph and/or site related.

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