8.54. Colorize

The Colorize filter renders the active layer or selection into a grayscale image seen through a colored glass. You can use it to give a Sepia effect to your image. See Color model for Hue, Saturation, Luminosity.

8.54.1. Activating the Filter

This filter is found in the image window menu under ColorsColorize….

8.54.2. Options

Obrázek 16.250. Colorize filter dialog

Colorize filter dialog

Presets

Presets are a common feature for several Colors commands. You can find its description in 8.1.1 – „Colors Common Features“.

Odstín

The slider and the numeric input box allow you to select a Hue value in the range: 0.0 to 1.0.

Saturation

The slider and the numeric input box allows you to select a Saturation value in the range: 0.0 to 1.0.

Lightness

The slider and the numeric input box allow you to select a Lightness value in the range: -1.0 (dark) to +1.0 (light).

Color

Using the color button or the color picker you can quickly select the color used to colorize your image. Selecting a color here will adjust the sliders above it.

Blending Options, Preview and Split view

These are common features described in 8.1.1 – „Colors Common Features“.