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 with photo editor Gimp.

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Golden pictures for photographers

gold woman picture 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 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

black woman 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.

Picture coloring

blue woman 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. 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 of

Convert colors into Gold

gold woman picture 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 to improve colors, brightness, saturation and hue in the converted image.
black woman photo gold woman picture
A photo before and after editing with Gimp.

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