I appreciate the responses, which led me to experimenting. I don't seem to
have the Gradient Editor. I guess it's time to upgrade from gimp 2.6. But
even if I did have the Editor, I can see that it's beyond my level.
Thanks all -- I'll keep playing with it.
On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 9:59 AM, Richard Gitschlag <
> On the one hand, using the Gradient Editor you can assign individual nodes
> to reference the "foreground" or "background" color instead of using a
> fixed color (right click a node handle and select the "Color Type"),
> however something like the Tube Red is actually a bit more complicated than
> a FG/BG fade (it uses more than two colors) so no, you can't "just" change
> its color to something else - you'd have to apply a consistent change the
> hue across like five nodes. It's certainly doable, it just isn't as simple
> as it looks. :(
> -- Stratadrake
> Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.
> Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 18:05:33 -0400
> From: etter...@gmail.com
> To: rc...@pcug.org.au
> CC: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] gradient tool
> Thanks, yes, I've found that one, and it works to fill an entire
> selection. But I like
> the 3-d effects of, for example, the Tube Red. The sharp crisp color and
> the sense
> of depth, but not the red. I guess there's no way to turn it green and
> blue w/o
> loosing the sense of depth that it gives.
> I can go to color balance, or to various ways to color it after I've used
> it, but all those
> ways cancel out the depth effect. So I guess I'd have to be able to
> choose the colors
> before using the gradient.
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 5:58 PM, Owen <rc...@pcug.org.au> wrote:
> > Rectangular Selection > Blend tool > Gradient >
> > then pick oh, maybe Burning Transparency for example,
> > or Tube Red -- Is there any way to choose the colors for
> > those gradients? To make them FG & BG Colors for
> > example?
> In the Blend Tool options, you can set the gradient to FG to BG
> Helen Etters
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