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Photography Colorist

Apply oil colors to portrait photographs.

What does a Photography Colorist 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.