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GIMP 2.6 Cookbook by Juan Manuel Ferreyra

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Coloring black and white pictures

In this simple task, we are going add some color to a black and white picture.

How to do it...

First of all, pick any black and white picture that you like; it should have at least one object in it that you want to colorize. Following is my pick: meet Scarlett, the cat!

How to do it...
  1. Choose any object in the picture that you want to colorize. Use any of the selection tools available to accurately select it. In my case, I used the Path Tool to create a path around the cat:
    How to do it...

    After a few minutes, this is how my path looks:

  2. Once the path ...

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