How to create a metallic effect on objects using bevel and emboss with Corel Photo Paint

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While not a very popular method for people, the combination of both effects gives an interesting and professional result to the object or text that is applied.

So read on to find out about the different ways Corel Photo Paint can help you It allows di insert a metallic effect on an object in the image.

Perhaps before proceeding with the metallic effect I drew your attention to previously modifying the image shape, fill settings and environment.



How to select the object to apply the Bevel and Emboss tool to create a metallic effect?

In the following instructions start at edit the subject. The work is performed against the background of a solid color image. Although you can also play with the range of colors and textures that Corel Photo Paint offers.

Therefore, once you have opened the image that will be used as the background for the object, go to » Brush tools »To choose something from another image or generate a silhouette.

Before setting and marking the brush. Open a new blank layer where you will capture the selected shape with the background you have opened.

 

Once done, you just have to click with the brush on the solid or background color set of the drawing. Then with the right mouse button, press the new level you have opened and select the option » Create mask from object «.

Then, in the layer containing the cutout of the object, press the right mouse button again and select » Cutout for mask «, Hiding the empty layer.

Start using the bevel effect

To start this step, you mainly need to select the object that you managed to extract with the previous steps using the brush.



Then access the " Performing selection »To keep highlighted the drawing you extracted from previous levels.

The first step is to establish this effect. Well, it is he who will grant the three-dimensional characteristic that is recognized in the metallic editions of the images.

Access the details » Effects 3D »And click on the option» Effect bevel »To open the edit box on the computer screen.

Once there, you will see two windows: the first call " Chamfer "That allows you to change the" Width «,» Height " And " Chamfering »Based on the image to which you will apply the effect. As an important information, you should know that the bevel effect can be configured and adapted to your preferences.

The second tab is called "Lighting" you can change the degree of " Brightness " And " Environment «, As well as set» Angle «,» Direction " And " Color »Of the same.

In case you want to add a " Texture »To your solid color background, the window also shows a drop-down menu to choose the one that best suits your tastes.

Finally, press » Accept »When you have completed the change.

Corel Photo Paint offers you a large number of effects tools that, if used correctly, will give your work an original and professional touch, among the effects that we recommend you try, you need to create an image with a flat style or the effect of transformation of color and silhouette.


 

Embossing as a tool for perfecting the effect

The last step in completing the use of Bevel and Emboss to create a metallic effect on text or, in this case, on an object, is to add the embossed effect to the selected content.



So you just have to log in to " Effects »To select the option» Survey »And display the edit window.

Within this you will have the options of " Depth ", the " Subscription "Of the depth and the" Direction Which you will assign.

On the other hand, you must also select the " Relief color "Where you can choose between the" Original color «,» Black «,» Grey »Or» Other »Color you prefer.

Similarly, once finished, click on the button » Accept »And remove the selection from the object to see the metallic effect you acquired while editing.

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