Freelance consultant for digital heritage

Category: Colour

  • Painting the past in 3D

    Painting the past in 3D

    In early 2022 we were asked by Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Maritime Archaeology Society (CISMAS) if we could help them with an intriguing project. In the small museum on the island of Tresco, Isles of Scilly, is a large 3.5m high wooden carving from the stern (back) of HMS Colossus which was wrecked in…

  • Colouring the past – is it authentic?

    In the last few years (2018-2021) I have begun to notice more and more colourised back and white photographs and videos. From the full works by big names like director Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old where grainy First World War footage was upscaled to 4K resolution, colorised, ‘restored’ (using Computer Generated Imagery, or CGI) and…