Master the Art of Colouring Black and White Photographs

Add emotional value to your images with Toning techniques in Photoshop CC & speed up your workflow with Actions!
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

Brand New - April 2016!

Master the Art of Colouring Black and White Photographs - Add emotional value to your images with Toning techniques in Photoshop CC & speed up your workflow with Actions!

Master powerful Photoshop toning techniques, create stunning portfolio, amaze your clients with trendy & timeless vintage, subtly coloured black and white images! If you want to learn how to create toned digital black and white imagery that you can sell with great profit on image stocks like Shutterstock, Istock or Alamy - take this course!

This course is packed with high quality supporting materials (8 high resolution TIFF files) - they are downloadable and you can use them to speed up the learning process. The "hands-on" tutorial part of the course is based on the provided image base, you don't have to waste time on searching for suitable images. In case you don't have your own images I have prepared for you list of free online resources - with just a few clicks you can download amazing photographs!

I have provided as well 10 handcrafted Photoshop Actions - to help you manage big projects. With one button you can apply complex colourisation to multiple images.

In complete, explained step by step edits I will reveal secrets of my personal colorisation workflow.

Just join me in this course, download the supporting materials and immediately start  your fun & creative Photoshop adventure!

  • You will learn whole range of the most powerful and flexible digital toning techniques;
  • You will be working in "non-destructive" way with Adjustment Layers to massively speed up the editing work;
  • You will master the most effective and flexible Photoshop tool in terms of photo editing - The Curves Tool;
  • You will achieve stunning results with your images and develop your artistic skills;

So say "goodbye" to flat, washed-out photos and learn how in no time achieve dramatic results and amaze your friends, family and clients.

Start enjoying your work with the most effective and powerful Photoshop techniques now!

What are the requirements?

  • Ideally Photoshop CC, trial free version is more than enough.
  • No prior knowledge of Photoshop is necessary, I will explain all the techniques in a fun & simple way
  • We will work with high quality images provided as supplementary materials to help you move on even faster!
  • We will use prerecorded Actions - you cannot go faster than that ;)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • understand principles behind b&w toning processes
  • colour black and white photographs with Photoshop
  • properly apply colouring to photos- considering the tonal palette
  • create Monotone images
  • create Doutone / Split Tone images
  • apply colorisation processes in a non destructive way
  • load and apply prerecorded Actions to automate colorisation
  • create ready to print tinted photograph with a colour passepartout
  • improve Photoshop skills
  • improve editing workflow

Who is the target audience?

  • Take this course if you love photography
  • Take this course if you want to experiment with new techniques
  • Take this course if you just want to relax in a creative way
  • Take this course to have fun, even if you don't take photos
  • Take this course if you work in the Design Industry
  • Take this course if you are an artist and would like to introduce digital techniques in your creative process
  • Take this course if you want to learn in detail powerful and flexible Photoshop techniques to improve your photos
  • Take this course if you want to color your b&w images like a pro!
  • Take this course if you want to develop artistic skills in fields of creative photo processing

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Welcome to the "Master the Art of Colouring Black and White Photographs"
Section 2: B&W Toning Processes overview - when to apply them and how do they work

In this lecture I will provide you with a background and explain what are Toning processes.


In this lecture we will discuss when to apply Toning Processes to enrich your artwork.


In this lecture I will provide you with examples of Black and White photographs coloured with Monotone and Duotone Techniques.


Important basics - don't skip this lecture!

Section 3: Download Resources here
Section 4: Digital Toning Techniques

In this lecture I will present how to create Monotone image with simple Hue Saturation Method.


In this lecture I will present how to create Duotone image with powerful Color Balance Method.


In this lecture I will present how to create Duotone image with Photoshop Duo Tone Method.


In this lecture I will present how to create Monotone image with very simple Colour Fill Layer Method.


In this lecture I will present how to create Duotone image with very simple Gradient Map Method.


In this lecture I will present how to create Duotone images with extremely powerful and precise The Curves Tool Technique.


In this lecture I will show you how to Load and Apply prerecorded Actions in Photoshop to speed up your workflow. You can download the Actions provided by me in the 3rd Section of this course - "Resources".


Quick summary of all the Digital Colour Toning Techniques covered in this Course.

Section 5: Digital Toning - Fun Project

Quick and Fun Creative project - create a ready to print Coloured B&W image with a Passepartout!

Section 6: Thank you!
Thank you!
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Instructor Biography

Kasia Zmokla, (MFA) Artist, Graphic Designer and Photographer 20 yrs exp

Digital Art | Photography | Photoshop | Graphic Design

My name is Kasia Zmokla and I am very excited that you are reading this!

I teach in the Digital Art area on Udemy. I want you to be confident that I can deliver the best training there is, so below is some of my background in the Digital Art Field.

Professional Background

Professionally, I am a digital artist, graphic designer and a photographer with 20 years experience working in the Graphic Design industry. That consists of working full time for design studios in Poland, Ireland and Malta and independently as an artist, photographer and freelance designer.

I have received formal training at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw, Poland and graduated as a Master of Fine Arts in 2003.

Along the way I have learnt best industry practices and developed my own creative techniques. If you are curious about my portfolio, feel free to have a look at the commercial design work and personal projects in the last Section of this Course.

My Fine Art photography prints are available at several international fine art galleries, amongst others at Asia Contemporary Art Buyer and Saatchi Art. I am an active contributor at many stock agencies including the prestigious world’s largest stock photo collection - Alamy and Stockimo.

I have also self published three photo books with Blurb.

Links to my professional portfolio are available in the last Lecture of the Course.


To sum up, I am absolutely and utterly passionate about photography and Digital Art and I am looking forward to sharing my passion and knowledge with you!

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