12.2. Add Bevel

12.2.1. Overview

Figure 17.214. Example for the Add Bevel filter

Example for the Add Bevel filter

Original image, the colored rectangle is selected

Example for the Add Bevel filter

Add Bevel applied


This filter adds a slight bevel to an image using a bump map (see below). If there is a selection, it is bevelled, otherwise the filter has no effect.

Figure 17.215. Another Add Bevel example, with bumpmap

Another Add Bevel example, with bumpmap

Original image

Another Add Bevel example, with bumpmap

Bumpmap

Another Add Bevel example, with bumpmap

Filter applied


12.2.2. Activate the filter

You can find this filter in the image window menu under FiltersDecorAdd Bevel….

12.2.3. Options

Figure 17.216. Add Bevel options

Add Bevel options

Thickness

You can specify the thickness of the bevel, in pixels. Maximal thickness is 30 pixels.

Work on copy

If checked, the filter creates a new window containing a copy of the image with the filter applied. The original image remains unchanged.

Keep bump layer

When checked, you will keep the generated bumpmap as a new, not visible layer (below the layer dialog):