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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Hand-colouring photos

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People have been colouring black-and-white photographs since the 19th century. The print was often prepared by being toned and was then painted by hand with a fine brush, building up the colour gradually until a near-realistic colour effect was achieved….

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Subtle shading

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An alternative approach to seeking out strong graphical elements with distinctive line and shape is to look instead for the subtle nuances of form present in the objects that surround us. Although perhaps less immediately arresting than the high-contrast, high-impact…

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