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4.4 – Using GIMP >

Saturation

1 – Mac Students

When you see Ctrl in the tutorial, use the Cmd key instead.

2 – Saturation

As needed, adjust the saturation of each layer.

Adjust the Top Layer

1) Check to make sure the top layer, photograph #2, is the active layer.

2) At the top of your screen, go to Colors > Hue-Saturation.

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3) Click and hold the up and down arrows, in the Saturation section, to increase and decrease saturation.

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Adjust the Bottom Layer

The top layer, your photograph #2, is blocking the layer below.

When you adjust the bottom layer, your photograph #1, you won't see any changes to that layer.

You must hide, turn off, the top layer, your photograph #2.

4) Click the eye icon on the left side of the top layer, to hide the layer.

The eye icon disappears.

The top layer is hidden.

You can now see the bottom layer, your photograph #1, in the work area.

5) Click the bottom layer, your photograph #1.

It's now the active layer.

6) At the top of your screen, go to Colors > Hue-Saturation.

7) Click and hold the up and down arrows, in the Saturation section, to increase and decrease saturation.

8) Click OK at the bottom of the window.

9) On the top layer, your photograph #2, click the empty eyeball-icon box.

That layer is now visible.