11.6. Oilify

11.6.1. Overview

Slika 17.204. Example for the Oilify filter

Example for the “Oilify” filter

Original image

Example for the “Oilify” filter

Filter Oilify applied

This filter makes the image look like an oil painting. The Mask size controls the outcome: a high value gives the image less detail, as if you had used a larger brush.

[Savjet] Savjet

The GIMPressionist filter can produce similar effects, but allows a much wider variety of options.

11.6.2. Activating the Filter

This filter is found in the main menu under FiltersArtisticOilify….

11.6.3. Options

Slika 17.205. Oilify filter options

“Oilify” filter options

Presets, Input Type, Clipping, Blending Options, Preview, Split view
[Bilješka] Bilješka

These options are described in Odjeljak 2, “Common Features”.

Aux Input, Aux Input 2

You can define two extra layers or channels that will be used as input for this filter.

Mask radius

Mask radius selects the size of the brush mask used to paint the oily render. Larger values here produce an oilier render.


Exponent selects density of the brush mask used to paint the oily render.

Number of intensities

Size of the histogram: default is 128. Reducing the number of intensities results in a loss of details.

Intensity mode

Use pixel luminance values: to test.