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Changing colours in gimp

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Changing colours in gimp walterplinge 05 Dec 17:19
  Changing colours in gimp Rick Strong 06 Dec 02:40
   Changing colours in gimp EllaMcGlinn 28 Jun 20:27
  Changing colours in gimp constaCK 03 Jul 13:41
2016-12-05 17:19:06 UTC (almost 6 years ago)
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Changing colours in gimp

Hi

I am having great fun using GIMP now I've finally started to experiment with it, but I want to know if there is an easy way to recolour an image from one specific colour to another.

For example, if a vehicle is light grey, can I recolour it to a specific shade of blue? I've tried various methods, which mirror the tints and shades of the original, but they all seem to end up with a much lighter colour than I want (because the original is such a pale grey).

I'm ultimately trying to do things like this: http://www.fictitiousliveries.co.uk/

But to look really good they need to be specific shades.

Thanks

Rick Strong
2016-12-06 02:40:10 UTC (almost 6 years ago)

Changing colours in gimp

I thought I would play around with finding a solution for this, but after running up against a "middle button click" (I hadn't heard of it either) in some obscure dialogue I couldn't find again, I gave up.

For the uninitiated, a "middle button click" means clicking your scroll wheel, assuming you have a clickable scroll wheel. Even if you do, and I do, it probably won't work with GIMP. Why not just use a standard left- or right-button click? KISS.

I really like your train shots though, Walter.

Rick S.

-----Original Message----- From: walterplinge
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Subject: [Gimp-user] Changing colours in gimp

Hi

I am having great fun using GIMP now I've finally started to experiment with it,
but I want to know if there is an easy way to recolour an image from one specific colour to another.

For example, if a vehicle is light grey, can I recolour it to a specific shade
of blue? I've tried various methods, which mirror the tints and shades of the
original, but they all seem to end up with a much lighter colour than I want (because the original is such a pale grey).

I'm ultimately trying to do things like this: http://www.fictitiousliveries.co.uk/

But to look really good they need to be specific shades.

Thanks

walterplinge (via www.gimpusers.com/forums)
2022-06-28 20:27:51 UTC (5 months ago)
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No, But I’m sure RF has some selection of flying wings – any of those, especially any of the “hotter” versions will get you past the training. https://www.mumsports.com/
All the best, Don

2022-07-03 13:41:41 UTC (5 months ago)
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A grey color is essentially desaturated. I doubt you would succeed using the color filters. However, You can try using paths or the free select tool to trace the contours of the grey car, make a selection then place the intended blue tint color on a new transparent layer. You may also need to change the layer mode to overlay.

Consta CK