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June 15, 2017

65 Awful Hand-Colored Photos Look Like To Be Painted By Kids

Hand-coloring refers to any method of manually adding color to a black-and-white photograph, generally either to heighten the realism of the photograph or for artistic purposes. Hand-coloring is also known as hand painting or overpainting.

Typically, watercolors, oils, crayons or pastels, and other paints or dyes are applied to the image surface using brushes, fingers, cotton swabs or airbrushes. Hand-colored photographs were most popular in the mid- to late-19th century before the invention of color photography and some firms specialized in producing hand-colored photographs.

Due to skill of each painter, the results are sometimes unexpected. These awful hand-colored photos will prove that.

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