The Color Placement Map Process

Original House Photograph(s) – supplied by owner.  The Photo Hints page provides information about the number and coverage of photos you should provide me for this process.

Client photo example

Gray scale image of owner photograph. I remove the color from the image to produce an image better suited for hand coloring of color information.

Gray scale image of client photograph

Color Map pages

Image of  “Page 1”  of the Color placement map set showing the front and side facades  –  this house had 14 map pages.

Detail page

Detail color placement map page – this painting guide helps eliminate costly “change orders” from your painter.

detail color map page

Final Product

The house after painting following the color placement map instructions.

Completed house


Detail of bay and porch.