Steinitz, Colorized

colorized by Brian Olive

Brian Olive
by Brian Olive
~1 min read


  • Colorization


  • colorization
  • chess

After seeing a recent article in The Guardian, here, and following Marina Amaral on Twitter and seeing her excellent colorization, I decided to give it a go. Here’s my best result to date: the first world champion of chess, Wilhelm Steinitz (1836-1900).

I found this tutorial by Zoe Martin to be very helpful in understanding the basics of the layering technique used to colorize photos.