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Original Image can be downloaded from
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All credit for the image goes to the artist Maniac Boxer.
TIP: To get a good flesh tone color use a color image and with the eyedropper tool pick a color.
First you must convert image to RGB Color
Go to Image > Mode > Check RGB Color
Next add a color layer
Layer > New > Layer when the pop up menu comes up choose Mode: Color
I used the default brushes > Soft round 65px
The hex code I used for the face was #462c1d
After I finished with the face I flatten the layers
I then added another layer this time I choose Mode: Darker Color, Opacity: 55%
The hex code I used on the hat was #591605
Once I finished with the hat I flatten the layers
I again added another layer this time to paint the glasses, I choose Mode: Luminosity, Opacity: 57%
The hex code I used on the glasses was #191e62
I picked the below image to colorize
Image was created by Yabbles you can download the image from
Yabbles Gallery can be seen at
TIP: Flatten each layer before you start the next part of the image, it’ll make it easier to erase any over brush.
Add a Color Layer
Select the Â BrushTool
I used the default brushes > soft round 100 pixels.
I started with the floor and the color I picked was Hex Color #480606, after I completed the floor, I merged the layers.
I added another color layer, then next colorized the hole in the wall, the color I picked was Hex Color #131c33, after I completed the hole in the wall I merged the layers.
I added another color layer, then colorized the back wall, the color I picked was Hex Color #FFaa6e, after I completed the back wall, I merged the layers.