Colorizing Photos


Students will use several tools in Photoshop to control color. They will use blending modes and a solid fill layer to complete this task.

  • Lesson Plan_PDF
  • Student Instructions_PDF
  • Blending Mode Worksheet_PSD
  • Recolor Image_JPG
  • Isolate Color Image_JPG
  • Finished Blending Mode Worksheet_PSD
  • Finished Recolor Image_PSD
  • Finished Isolate Color Image_JPG
  • Blending mode worksheet_PSD

Part 1: Using blending modes

Part 2: Using the text tool

Part 3: Using selection tool and blending mode to make skin color

Part 4: Selecting and coloring the face

Part 5: Refining an edge with the mask

Part 6: Selecting hair

Part 7: Finding eye and mouth color

Part 8: Finding shirt and sock sock color

Part 9: Coloring the background and frame

Part 10: Isolating part of the image