Discover the art of hand coloring photographs with Laurie Klein and learn how to make your black and white prints come to life.

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Hand-coloring a black-and-white photograph is an art form all by itself. During this workshop, Laurie Klein will introduce you to the history, aesthetics, and technical aspects of hand coloring as well as the many techniques for shooting and finishing images printed in the digital era. The all-important last step of preserving and framing the final artwork make this a comprehensive workshop.

Hand colored photograph of a cow looking at the camera - By Laurie Klein

Hand colored photograph of a flower - By Laurie Klein

Laurie will be showing examples and doing demonstrations throughout the course. All participants will be working on their hand-coloring and will have the opportunity to have numerous one on one interactions with Laurie during the workshop.

Prior to the workshop, Laurie will email all participants with a list of recommended supplies/materials to bring to the class.

Laurie Klein Hand Coloring Photographs

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Instructor: Laurie Klein

Laurie Klein gained acclaim and recognition as an infrared and black and white portrait photographer photographing the female form in the environment. She has her BFA from RIT and her MFA from OU. She has been teaching for more than 30 years, and her work has appeared in hundreds of publications and numerous gallery exhibitions.

Laurie has authored 4 books, including Hand Coloring Black and White Photography, The Female Form with Digital Infrared and co-author of 2 editions of Infrared Photography: Artistic Techniques for Brilliant Images. She is working on a new book of hand coloring in the digital age.

Her work has appeared in hundreds of publications and has a life-long record of gallery exhibitions. She has been teaching for over 30 years.