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    Photoshop has a sponge tool. Does anyone know if Gimp has a similar
    tool or some work around that does the same thing?

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    In Message-ID:<zPN%j.2882$jI5.1887@flpi148.ffdc.sbc.com>,
    measekite <inkystinky@oem.com> wrote:

    >Photoshop has a sponge tool. Does anyone know if Gimp has a similar
    >tool or some work around that does the same thing?


    Every now and then, someone has to say this. I guess it's my
    turn.

    This is a GIMP group. Some GIMP users have never used
    Photoshop. Telling us a tool's Photoshop name tells us nothing.

    If you want to know if GIMP can do something, DESCRIBE that
    something.

    --
    Arthur T. - ar23hur "at" intergate "dot" com
    Looking for a z/OS (IBM mainframe) systems programmer position

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    Arthur T. wrote:
    > In Message-ID:<zPN%j.2882$jI5.1887@flpi148.ffdc.sbc.com>,
    > measekite <inkystinky@oem.com> wrote:
    >
    >>Photoshop has a sponge tool. Does anyone know if Gimp has a similar
    >>tool or some work around that does the same thing?

    >
    > If you want to know if GIMP can do something, DESCRIBE that
    > something.


    The sponge tool in Photoshop works like the dodge/burn tool in GIMP,
    except that it increases or decreases the color saturation (as opposed
    to the lightness) of the area under the brush.

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    Arthur T. wrote:
    > In Message-ID:<zPN%j.2882$jI5.1887@flpi148.ffdc.sbc.com>,
    > measekite <inkystinky@oem.com> wrote:
    >
    >
    >> Photoshop has a sponge tool. Does anyone know if Gimp has a similar
    >> tool or some work around that does the same thing?
    >>

    >
    > Every now and then, someone has to say this. I guess it's my
    > turn.
    >
    > This is a GIMP group. Some GIMP users have never used
    > Photoshop.

    Others have as per Ricky Rudolph's post but I can see that many are not
    familiar with PS tools and I should have briefly described it.
    > Telling us a tool's Photoshop name tells us nothing.
    >
    > If you want to know if GIMP can do something, DESCRIBE that
    > something.
    >
    >


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    Ricky Rudolph wrote:
    > Arthur T. wrote:
    >> In Message-ID:<zPN%j.2882$jI5.1887@flpi148.ffdc.sbc.com>,
    >> measekite <inkystinky@oem.com> wrote:
    >>> Photoshop has a sponge tool. Does anyone know if Gimp has a similar
    >>> tool or some work around that does the same thing?

    >>
    >> If you want to know if GIMP can do something, DESCRIBE that
    >> something.

    >
    > The sponge tool in Photoshop works like the dodge/burn tool in GIMP,
    > except that it increases or decreases the color saturation (as opposed
    > to the lightness) of the area under the brush.

    That is what I wanted to do; increase the color saturation so to speak.
    The photo was cherries hanging from a cherry tree. The color of the
    cherries was a medium red and I wanted them to be more of a deeper candy
    red. I could not find a Gimp tool to do this and do not feel like
    rebooting my machine to Windows.

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    measekite wrote:

    >
    >
    > Ricky Rudolph wrote:
    >> Arthur T. wrote:
    >>> In Message-ID:<zPN%j.2882$jI5.1887@flpi148.ffdc.sbc.com>,
    >>> measekite <inkystinky@oem.com> wrote:
    >>>> Photoshop has a sponge tool. Does anyone know if Gimp has a similar
    >>>> tool or some work around that does the same thing?
    >>>
    >>> If you want to know if GIMP can do something, DESCRIBE that
    >>> something.

    >>
    >> The sponge tool in Photoshop works like the dodge/burn tool in GIMP,
    >> except that it increases or decreases the color saturation (as opposed
    >> to the lightness) of the area under the brush.

    > That is what I wanted to do; increase the color saturation so to speak.
    > The photo was cherries hanging from a cherry tree. The color of the
    > cherries was a medium red and I wanted them to be more of a deeper candy
    > red. I could not find a Gimp tool to do this and do not feel like
    > rebooting my machine to Windows.


    If that's what you want to do then in the hue-saturation dialog pick the red
    channel by clicking in the circle next to red and then saturate that color
    by sliding the saturation bar to the right until you get the desired
    saturation.

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    Ricky Rudolph <a@b.c> wrote:
    >Arthur T. wrote:
    >> In Message-ID:<zPN%j.2882$jI5.1887@flpi148.ffdc.sbc.com>,
    >> measekite <inkystinky@oem.com> wrote:
    >>> Photoshop has a sponge tool. Does anyone know if
    >>> Gimp has a similar tool or some work around that does
    >>> the same thing?

    >> If you want to know if GIMP can do something,
    >> DESCRIBE that
    >> something.

    >
    >The sponge tool in Photoshop works like the dodge/burn tool in GIMP,
    >except that it increases or decreases the color saturation (as opposed
    >to the lightness) of the area under the brush.


    With GIMP decreasing saturation can be done by picking
    the paint brush tool and setting the mode to saturation.
    I couldn't offhand think of a way to have a simple tool
    increase saturation; it can easily be done using layers
    though.

    --
    Floyd L. Davidson <http://www.apaflo.com/floyd_davidson>
    Ukpeagvik (Barrow, Alaska) floyd@apaflo.com

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    Michael Soibelman <in-the@ether.net> wrote:
    >measekite wrote:
    >> The photo was cherries hanging from a cherry tree. The color of the
    >> cherries was a medium red and I wanted them to be more of a deeper candy
    >> red. I could not find a Gimp tool to do this and do not feel like
    >> rebooting my machine to Windows.

    >
    >If that's what you want to do then in the hue-saturation dialog pick the red
    >channel by clicking in the circle next to red and then saturate that color
    >by sliding the saturation bar to the right until you get the desired
    >saturation.


    And if there are other red objects in the image that you
    do not want changed, just duplicate the layer, make the
    changes to one layer only, and then use which ever
    method suits your needs to selectively use the cherries
    from the layer with increased saturation.

    One way to do that would be to increase saturation in
    the bottom layer, have the top layer in "normal" mode at
    100% opacity, and use the erase tool to make the area of
    the cherries transparent in the top layer. The less
    saturated top layer would be visible for everything
    except the cherries, and the more saturated bottom
    layer would be visible for the cherries.

    --
    Floyd L. Davidson <http://www.apaflo.com/floyd_davidson>
    Ukpeagvik (Barrow, Alaska) floyd@apaflo.com

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    * measekite wrote:
    >
    >
    > Ricky Rudolph wrote:
    >> Arthur T. wrote:
    >>> In Message-ID:<zPN%j.2882$jI5.1887@flpi148.ffdc.sbc.com>,
    >>> measekite <inkystinky@oem.com> wrote:
    >>>> Photoshop has a sponge tool. Does anyone know if Gimp has a similar
    >>>> tool or some work around that does the same thing?
    >>>
    >>> If you want to know if GIMP can do something, DESCRIBE that
    >>> something.

    >>
    >> The sponge tool in Photoshop works like the dodge/burn tool in GIMP,
    >> except that it increases or decreases the color saturation (as opposed
    >> to the lightness) of the area under the brush.

    >
    > That is what I wanted to do; increase the color saturation so to speak.
    > The photo was cherries hanging from a cherry tree. The color of the
    > cherries was a medium red and I wanted them to be more of a deeper candy
    > red. I could not find a Gimp tool to do this and do not feel like
    > rebooting my machine to Windows.


    As others have hinted, I would copy the layer, increase the
    saturation or whatever of the whole new layer, add a layer mask
    with full transparency, then using whatever brush you want bring
    out the cherries by going over them with white (opacity) in the
    layer mask. Hope that makes sense.

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