If you are looking to make the subject of your photo stand apart take a stab at obscuring the background. This will conceal background detail and allow more accentuation on the foreground or your subject.
For this guide, we’ll be using Corel PHOTO-PAINT, included in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
1. Open the Image
There are several different ways to open the picture. From the Welcome Screen, select Get Started and at that point click on the catch to Open Document, then again, from File > Open.
2. Masking the Subject
The initial step is to veil the zone of the picture that you need to save. Concealing is a way that we can shield certain zones of a photo from changing when we apply an impact to the picture. Consider it like using concealing tape when painting around a window.
Here, we have used the Brush mask. To get to it, snap and hang on the masking tools in the toolbox (third symbol down) or (B) as a short key. This will allow you to “paint” a veil on the territory that you need to “secure.” One thing that may make it simpler to perceive what you have concealed is to turn on the Mask Overlay (Mask > Mask Overlay).
Choosing this will open the Mosaic discourse box. In here you can change the size, background color and whether a vignette gets applied. YOu will likewise see two symbols in the upper left corner. These are to take into consideration various sorts of see. Don’t hesitate to mess about. When you have the appearance that you are searching for, click OK.
3. Applying the Blur
When you have the subject masked, from the Effects > Blur > Gaussian Blur. For this picture we have set to Radius to 30 Pixels. Don’t hesitate to explore different avenues regarding the setting, Once you are fulfilled, click OK. At long last from Mask > Remove (Ctrl+R).
4. Next step
Since you have applied the effect, you can save the file out or proceeding to alter your picture in different manners.
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