Apply oil colors to portrait photographs.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Photography Colorists do?
Applies oil colors to portrait photographs to produce natural, lifelike appearance, according to specifications, using cotton swabs and brushes: Dips cotton swab in photographic colors, and applies color onto face of portrait freehand. Wipes excess color from portrait to produce specified shade, using cotton swab. Applies color to shaded spots of face, cheeks, and lips, using cotton-tipped wooden stick, and rubs color to blend with color previously applied. Applies color to eyes, using camel’s hair spotting brush. May color scenic or other photographs.
Should I be a Photography Colorist?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
Ready for a Challenge:
You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Colorist, Photography, Photo Colorer, Photographic Colorist
How to become a Photography Colorist
Photography Colorists generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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