Colorize Images in the GIMP Application

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Steps

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    You should have GIMP open and an image ready to use
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    You can refer to our other tutorials to find out exactly how to do that.
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    If the menu is blocked by "Toolbox", just move it
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    First, click "Colors" on the top-left side of the screen
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    Then click "Colorize..."
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    A dialogue box will appear where you can change the settings.
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    If you have a preset, then select it from the "Presets" drop-down menu
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    You can save the preset by clicking the plus icon
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    Then you can change the "Hue", "Saturation", and "Lightness"
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    This can be done by dragging the scrollers, typing values in the boxes, or clicking the up and down arrows.
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    You can click "Reset" to reset the settings
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    Click "OK" to apply the colorization to the layer
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