Convert photos into gold with Gimp
This tutorial is a help for converting photos into gold with Gimp.
Gifted woman use free software Gimp to convert family portraits,
goldfish photos and golden retriever puppy pictures into modern beauty
of digital art.
Author Moris Garon for Gimps.de with photo editor Gimp.
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Golden pictures for photographers
Ancient Alchemists and Gold Diggers used to develop rush addiction to
precious metals like white Gold, fine Silver or pure Platinum.
Modern photographers sell their portrait pictures of famous necks,
decorated with 14k white gold chains, and body jewelry gifts
at the price of golden coins.
fine jewelry box of photography
Wisdom photographers fill their digital jewelry box of photography with
photos of bridal jewelry fashion, gold belly button rings
and decadent woman portraits wearing 24k golden earrings.
The coloring book of Gimps.de teaches us that, well paid photographers
search with eagle eyes for stunning pictures of fall fashion jewelry,
Italian charm bracelets on model arms, and gilded price medals on
athlete's necks, with intention to make extra money
at the speed of flash light.
Software for gilded photo art
There is no need to dig for diamonds or sell your last dental gold tooth
with a purpose to make golden art from photo portraits.
Gimp is the best free photo editor for making gold colored
pictures and for converting images into gilded digital art.
Guide for converting images into gold
Choose your preferred picture for converting it's colors
into golden sun color shades.
Prepare the photo
Prepare the image before applying this stylizing effect.
Smooth, blur or remove photo details like tiny hair streaks, small shadows,
skin spots and goose pimples to avoid unnecessary appearance of this
details in the converted, stylized image.
Dyeing the image can reduce pixel noise in the later editing.
Use the Filters » Colors » Colorify -filter of Gimp
for coloring the picture in Cyan tones, shades of Green or
in the hue of Yellow.
Different coloring tones will result in different stylizing effect
in the image. Gimps.de prefers the soft Cyan or tea Green pastels
for color photo portraits and Yellow for graphics and cliparts.
Tip: Intelligent woman will try different colors for coloring the image
and choose afterwards the best result for this photo stylizing effect
Convert colors into Gold
Choose the golden gradient to use this gradient for converting
the colors of the picture.
Use Filters » Colors » Map » Gradient Map -filter of the Gimp
to convert all color in the image into shades of Gold.
Tip: Smart woman may also want to try other gradients like purples, greens
or pastels to see colorful cool effects on their goldfish photos.
Tips for further editing
Converting the image into gold shaded colors may produce
the famous pixel noise effect.
Use the Filters » Blur » Selective Gaussian Blur -filter
of the Gimp to polish the pixel noise in the picture.
After bluring the pixel noise, nifty expert woman may want to
sharpen the image.
Use the Filters » Enhance » Unsharp Mask -filter of the Gimp
to enhance the sharpness of shapes and contours within the picture.
You may also want to use other Gimp tutorials of Gimps.de to improve
colors, brightness, saturation and hue in the converted image.
A photo before and after editing with Gimp.
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