How to highlight the sky and add rainbows to a photo using Corel Photo Paint

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We offer you a tutorial that you will really enjoy and it will give you a very clear idea of ​​what you can do with the different tools of Corel Photo Paint. You will learn how to highlight the sky and add rainbows to a photo using Corel Photo Paint.

With this application, you will not only be able to add a beautiful rainbow to your photo or image, but you will also be able to make any area of ​​the photo in the sky or an effect that highlights it. The results that can be achieved with the use of this program are impressive and the most amazing thing is that you can do it yourself in minutes.



The versatility of Corel Photo Paint is such that you can add custom effects to text and background. So read on to find out what to do to highlight the sky and add rainbows to a photo using Corel Photo Paint.

How to highlight the sky and add rainbows to a photo using Corel Photo Paint

highlight the sky and add rainbows to a photo using Corel Photo Paint, you need to have a photo or image with mountains or a valley and you can see the sky. In this image we will add a rainbow and highlight the sky as well. Once in the program and with the photograph inserted in the object manager.

We will select it to duplicate it, we will do it by pressing i tasti Ctrl + D, once done, we will go to the right menu and select the Magic Barite tool.

We will make its tolerance not exceed 25, now we will select the sky and make a clip, if there are unselected areas, we can help us with the tool Mask brush.



With that done, let's go to the layer and we'll create a clip right to position ourselves in the Cut Mask option. Then in create and finally in the From Mask option, this option will create a mask next to the layer and it will be selected. We need to select the object layer, so let's go into the side menu and choose the Interactive Fill tool.

This is to paint the object layer a color and at the top we will choose the uniform fill option. And then we can choose the color we like best, it can be a bright blue and finally we click Apply. Therefore let's change the blending mode of this overlay layer and in this way we have highlighted the sky of the image.

Using the gradient fill tool to add the rainbow

And the next step will be add the rainbow, for this we will create a new object layer and we can do it at the bottom of the object manager. At this new layer, we will apply a gradient fill and use 4 colors. These will be black yellow blue and red, so let's select the interactive fill tool again.

So at the top we will select the gradient fill option and then we will go to the right side of this menu and select the option Change fill. It will show us the box and in the gradient bar the ends must be black with 100% transparency. And now we will try to place the three colors almost united and with the same width.


We can also select the option of radial gradient and click OK, now we will move to place it in place of our preference and click Apply. We will go to the Effect tab, then select the Blur option and finally Gaussian Blur and apply 20 pixels of blur.


And finally we will place 40% opacity and create a clip on Apply, then we choose the Eraser tool. And with a fade of 100, we will erase the areas where we have the rainbow. And in this way the tutorial he taught you culminates how to highlight the sky and add rainbows to a photo using Corel Photo Paint.

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