Soften Highlights with the Burn Tool

Written by Jeff Harrison
February 4, 2013

A user in the Corel Photo-PAINT newsgroup was wondering how to soften highlights on a bitmap image. Here’s a quick animation showing how I do it:

To invoke the tool, press the V key in Photo-PAINT to enable the tools in general. Look for the Dodge/Burn Tool for this example.

In any case, you’ll now also have access to many other tools that I’d suspect almost all users overlook.

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Jeff Harrison is a media "Jack-of-all-trades", familiar with most of the major media applications on the Windows platform. Whether it's 2D/print, 3D, audio, video, or web-related - he's working on mastering everything that comes his way. He's a past Alpha and Beta tester for Corel, and has instructed students from all over the world. He runs the popular MacroMonster.com site, the #1 place for CorelDRAW macros. Also check out his youtube page, and his gallery at coreldraw.com.

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