Great work. I hope to be able to competently colorize images yet have not started practicing.
A little research on the internet might reveal colors that were used for that car. I am skeptical about the color of the car being a red-pink color though. I draws attention away from...
I will take a guess and that you are working with pixel art / icons that are 24px x 24px
Here is an example of a 24 x 24 pixel image that I enlarged to 288 x 288 pixels (1200% increase). The key was to use the nearest neighbor rendering algorithm. If you increase to 300 x 300...
I do believe I am about at my limit for help with a Windows system (last I seriously used Windows was in 2008 when I moved to Macs).
I do not understand the various instructions on how to set the OverridePhysicalMemoryMB as I don't know the specifics of how that impacts the OS...
I am sure this is extremely frustrating (at least it would be more me)
I only run Photoshop on Macs so I can't provide much help.
You may have already seen these links yet will provide them here:
For those that know me, know I am left brained, so stronger on the technical side and more challenged on the creative side.
I have used PS for some time yet there are still lots of tools and techniques I have never used. So believe it or not I am taking an introduction to PS class through PSA...
Not exactly sure of the closeness of match you need you I overlayed the square path over the farm image and adjusted the square path for a closer average match of total color.
Is this closer to what you want?
Credit to @JeffK for the original image that was a response to an OPs request.
I just added the little phrase above Mace Windu of the Jedi council.
As I recall Mace was played by actor Samuel L Jackson who also as I recall played as an actor for Capital One commercials with the line "What's in...