This might be helpful in getting a handle on curves and blending (skin)
If you need an intro, there's also this:
On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 1:05 PM, Madeleine Fisher <animatrix1...@gmail.com>wrote:
> I think one of the first things to check out is the Colors menu on the top
> file bar. There are lots of options:
> Color Balance (changes c, m, y in midtones, highlights, and shadows)
> Hue-Saturation (you can shift around the colors in a selection)
> Colorize (Makes everything different shades of a single color--can create a
> sepia effect, for example)
> Threshold (makes everything either black or white)
> The last two options are REALLY useful for fine-tuned changes, but they can
> be kind of difficult to understand. Just play around with them and you'll
> get the hang of it.
> Good luck!
> On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 12:20 PM, pfaoro <for...@gimpusers.com> wrote:
> > My hobby, if it can be called that, is creating comic images of
> > individuals by
> > combining two unrelated images into one. EXAMPLE: Placing the head of
> > brother-in-law on the body of Quasimodo (the Hunchback of Notre Dame).
> > I'm totally new with GIMP and I've figured out a good bit, such as using
> > the
> > magnetic lasso to copy-paste a selection from one image into another,
> > I
> > can't figure out how to match skin tones and resolutions so the result
> > appears
> > to be a single image. At best, I can get close but not at all close
> > enough.
> > Can somebody point me in the right direction, at least to identify the
> > tools I
> > should be using?
> > I'm by no means a techie, so please be gentle with me :-)
> > Thanks!
> > --
> > pfaoro (via www.gimpusers.com/forums)
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