Filters that are named by the traditional embossing technique. This filter generates highlight and shadows to create an effect which makes the image look like embossed. Emboss filters are usually used in the creation of interesting GUI elements, and mostly used in combination with filter-layers and masks.

Emboss Horizontal Only

Only embosses horizontal lines.

Emboss in all Directions

Embosses in all possible directions.

Emboss (Laplacian)

Uses the laplacian algorithm to perform embossing.

Emboss Vertical Only

Only embosses vertical lines.

Emboss with Variable depth

Embosses with a depth that can be set through the dialog box shown below.


Emboss Horizontal and Vertical

Only embosses horizontal and vertical lines.