10.2. Apply Canvas

10.2.1. Overview

Figure 16.166. Example for the Apply Canvas filter

Example for the “Apply Canvas” filter

Original image

Example for the “Apply Canvas” filter

Filter Apply Canvas applied

This filter applies a canvas-like effect to the current layer or selection. It textures the image as if it were an artist's canvas.

10.2.2. Activate the filter

You can find this filter through FiltersArtisticApply Canvas....

10.2.3. Options

Figure 16.167. Apply Canvas options

“Apply Canvas” options


Your changes are displayed in this preview before being applied to your image.


Direction sets the starting direction of the canvas render. You can also consider that this option gives you the position of the light source which lightens the canvas.


The Depth slider controls the apparent depth of the rendered canvas effect from 1 (very flat) to 50 (very deep).