The Colorize tool renders the active layer or selection into a greyscale
image seen through a colored glass. You can use it to give a “
Sepia” effect to your image. See
for Hue, Saturation, Luminosity.
You can get to the Colorize tool in two ways :
In the the image-menu through:
or by clicking the tool icon:
in Toolbox, provided that you have installed color tools in Toolbox.
For this, go to
Figure 13.127. Colorize options
You can save the color settings of your image by clicking the
button opens a menu:
Figure 13.128. Preset Menu
which lets you Import Settings from File or
Export Settings to File,
and gives you access to the Manage Save Settings dialog:
Figure 13.129. Manage saved Settings Dialog
The slider and the numeric text box allow you to select a hue
in the HSV color circle (0 - 360).
The slider and the input box allows you to select a
saturation: 0 through 100.
The slider and the text box allow you to select a value:
-100 (dark) through 100 (light).
The Preview button makes all changes dynamically so that they can
be viewed immediately.