eye photomanipulation// re-coloring in gimp v.1

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What we're starting with:

1. colors>hue-saturation Turn the saturation up to 30. Then go to hue-saturation again but turn the saturation now to -60.

2. Then use the free select lasso tool and go around the iris. Its alright if its not perfect. Once you have the iris outlined, bring down the saturation to -100.

3. Make a new layer. laver>new layer
Now take your paintbrush and fill in the iris with any selected color. im choosing blue. Dont be afriad to go outside the lines, because its not possible. now on the left side where it shows your layers, click the layer mode and then click overlay. Isnt it pretty looking so far? blur>gaussian blur and make the blur radius 5.0.
6. Eyeshadow time. :) make a new layer, and you can repeat the step before this, but dont use a tacky eyeshadow color lol. im using green. Then again, set it to over lay and erase the un-needed color. Again, then go to gaussian blur but this time make the radius 8.00 now merge your layers.
6. LAST STEP! go to colors>brightness-contrast and change the brightness to 30 and the contrast to 70. An youre DONE!

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This is awesome!!!!!! The contrast and brightness is a little too much for me, but this is really cool anyway.

By Kurocat on Jun 30, 2010 6:36 pm

oh goodness I couldn't find the Lasso tool on gimb gah is there any way you can Explian it easier ;/

By aquamarinestar on Apr 9, 2010 2:42 am

this doesnt help at all :/ is this for photofilre?

By Jessiieh on Dec 22, 2009 11:49 am

Fabby, thanks for this! :)

By iZoe on Nov 4, 2009 12:13 am

thanks for this(; .

By headlightmurder on Aug 16, 2009 12:35 pm

The eyelid looks a bit odd, but the eye looks pretty cool.

By futura on Aug 6, 2009 6:45 pm

This is pretty neat :)

By PHANtastic on Aug 4, 2009 12:36 am

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Author zehrab View profile
Submitted on Jul 31, 2009
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Reviewer manny-the-dino View profile
Approved on Aug 1, 2009

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