I'm kind of new to gimp, so please excuse my ignorance, I'm unable to find an alternative to luminosity mode from Photoshop in gimp. I read some articles online relating to "luminosity masks", desaturation and then chosing luminosity.. none apply the correct function. According to another article I read, luminosity mode in Photoshop is an affect to the brightness of a picture without affecting the color. In gimp under layer mode there's "value" which supposedly is the equivalent but it still doesn't look like its supposed to. Does anyone know of a method as close as it gets to this mode??
What I'm attempting to recreate is a gold look to skin (like Egyptian golden statue color ) on a photograph here's a link to the YouTube video where the last step on the video [by the way I know the final result sucks on the videos but I'm going to change some things) but this is basically what I mean by "luminosity mode ":