How to Apply Image Effects: Posterize, Invert Colors, Threshold and De-offset | Corel Photo Paint

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What should I do to apply image effects in Corel Photo Paint?

First of all you should know that in this tutorial we will talk about different effects, so you will need a good number of new tools to use.

All these tools can be found in the " Image ", in the section " Transform “, Which you should only use wisely to get the best photos.


This effect is used to reduce the colors of the photo or image you want to change, you can use it to return the flat colors, thus determining the gradients that the photo has.

You can also use it for create portraits that look like old posters, so you can give a different touch to that photo you like so much.

This effect is widely used to reduce print colors and gives a slightly aged look to the images to which it is applied.

Invert the colors

This option is quite efficient if you have scanned a negative of a photo and want to give it color, you just have to apply it and that's it.

This effect is quite useful for those who want to bring those old roll photos back to life which have been damaged; If they have the negative, this tool will help them in a very good way.


This effect is basically responsible for bring a color photo over a black and white one with a lot of contrast, which you can change.

Playing with black and white you can give an excellent effect to your photos, moreover, it allows you to play a little with colors by changing the option " Channel "You can give a new tone to the photo, by default it uses the RGB channel.


This effect works very well with images or photos that have been scanned, allowing you to remove lines from images.

The use of a high definition image la makes it look a little more blurry. It can be used to decrease the definition of a photo.

Remember that these effects can be used as a layer. This way you can give more subtle touches to the photo, this way you can change your image a little bit without it noticing on a large scale.

Tips when working with effects in Corel Photo Paint

If you want to use these effects you can start learning how to manage them, this way you will be able to edit your photos more easily.

You can also apply them in specific regions, so you can manage your changes and avoid losing things you've done previously.

Remember to play with the levels, changing their blending mode, so that you can add effects in a subtle way, making them not so easily determinable.

If you are in a hurry you can use the effects as slow as you can see how the photo will look as you edit it.


Corel Photo Paint is a tool that will allow you to apply effects images easily and simply. Use it wisely and you will create amazing images.

Try out all its tools little by little and make editing easier. This will speed up your work and be able to edit more photos in no time.

We hope that you can understand the functions of each effect that we have shown you, being able to use it in the best way and create an edition. quite professional.

We believe this tutorial can help you handle some of Corel Photo Paint's most amazing tools and thus you will be able to apply great effects to your images.

Did you like these effects? Well, feel free to try other effects like Bokéh background blur effect, motion blur effect, overlapping lights effect or halftone effect.

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