The Art of Handpainting Photographs

The Art of Handpainting Photographs

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The process of hand painting photographs combines the art of black and white photography with a personal expression of color. By the careful and strategic application of color, you can create evocative portraits, picturesque landscapes, or vivid street scenes that reflect your individual vision and perception of the world.

 

Here in The Art of Handpainting Photography, author Cheryl Machat Dorskind presents the entire handpainting process from start to finish, complete with illustrated step-by-step instructions for each technique. Covered topics include selecting a photograph, materials and equipment, applying and building up color, coloring vintage family photographs, and finishing and presenting your work. There’s even a section on how to setup your studio workspace.

 

Author, photographer, artist, handpainter, adjunct photo professor and mentor, Machat Dorskind provides clear, concise directions throughout, and all the lessons are accompanied by her own exquisite handpainted images. A beautiful and indispensable guide to handpainting photographs, this is the ideal book for anyone interested in learning these exciting techniques.