Tag Archive: Paris Art

Coloring a photo with coloring pencils – Part one

Hand coloring Photos with Pencils

Coloring pencils won’t work well on a coated smooth surface, such as glossy photo paper. Therefore, it’s a good idea to select a matte, semigloss or fine art surface with “tooth” to print your photo on. You can use any…
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Coloring a black and white photo

Paris hand colored black and white photo

I printed this black & white photo taken last winter in Paris on textured Watercolor paper. Next, hand coloring it with General’s chalk pastel pencils.   Full tutorial available with the Easy Guide to Hand Coloring Photos: PDF Tutorial Download…
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Image Transfer with Acrylic Paints

Image transfer with acrylic paints

What you need: Laser photocopy (black & white or color) Acrylic paints Receiving surface (Photo paper, canvas panel, wood) A water spray bottle UV-resistant clear finish 1. The very first step is to choose the right image to transfer. Images…
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