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Is there any word in the English language that expressly means to "color something in"? A word like colorize, but for instances where the means used to "color in" an image doesn't involve a computer?

I _____ed this old photo. It was formerly portrayed in monochrome, but now it is adorned in every color on the spectrum.

I intend to _____ this coloring book sometime today.

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You can use "color" itself for this, and that's customary especially for talking about coloring books. For photos, it's more common to say that you "tint" them.

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This old photo

For any process of applying color to a black-and-white photo or film, as in your first example, you could use the word "colorize" even if the process was not done by a computer.

I colorized this old photo.

Dictionary.com defines "colorize" as "to cause to appear in color; enhance with color, especially by computer"; "especially" implies that it is possible to colorize without a computer. Also, the Wikipedia article on film colorization has sections on both "hand colorization" and "digital colorization".

If you are dead-set on avoiding the word "colorize", then take Nathan Tuggy's advice and use the word "tint".

This coloring book

In your second example, you could use either "color" ["to give color to; to change the color of (as by dyeing, staining, or painting)"] or, as Tim Pederick suggested, "color in" ["to add color to (a shape or picture) by using markers, crayons, colored pencils, etc."]. The latter is more specific to coloring books, but both sound natural to my ear.

I intend to color this coloring book sometime today.

I intend to color in this coloring book sometime today.

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