8.55. 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.

8.55.1. Activating the Filter

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

8.55.2. Options

16.238. ábra - 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. szakasz - Colors Common Features.

Hue

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. szakasz - Colors Common Features.