Color Emboss

Traces high-contrast edges in the image with darker versions of the color in the image. This gives the layer the appearance of being stamped into the Canvas, while retaining the colors of the original image. The Direction and amount of Relief can be customized.

Canvas showing effect of Color Emboss filter

Adjust this filter using the parameter controls in the Filters Inspector:

  • Direction: Sets the angle of direction of the offset emboss.

  • Relief: Sets the amount of the offset.

  • Crop: Sets whether the image is cropped beyond its original borders.

  • Mix: Sets the percentage of the original image to be blended with the filtered image.