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How To Add Color To Monochrome Pictures in Photoshop

By: Kaitlyn Miller in Photoshop Tutorials on 2008-04-25  

To add color to a monochrome picture in Photoshop, you can follow these steps:

  1. Open the image in Photoshop: Open the monochrome image you want to add color to in Photoshop.

  2. Create a new layer: Go to the Layers panel and click on the "Create a New Layer" button at the bottom of the panel.

  3. Select the Brush tool: Select the Brush tool from the toolbar on the left-hand side of the screen.

  4. Choose the color: Choose the color you want to add to the image by clicking on the foreground color in the toolbar.

  5. Paint over the area: Use the Brush tool to paint over the area of the image where you want to add color.

  6. Adjust the layer opacity: Adjust the opacity of the color layer by moving the opacity slider in the Layers panel.

  7. Repeat for other areas: Repeat the process for other areas of the image where you want to add color.

  8. Save the image: Once you are satisfied with the image, save it by going to File > Save As and choosing the file format you want to save it in.

By following these steps, you can add color to a monochrome picture in Photoshop.

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