Sharpen Filters

These filters sharpen images by creating a high contrast overlay that emphasizes edges within the image.

Sharpen

Sharpens an image by enhancing the color contrast around edges within the image.

Figure. Canvas showing effect of the Sharpen filter.
Parameters in the Inspector
  • Intensity: Sets the intensity of the sharpening.
  • Amount: Sets the amount of the sharpening.
  • Mix: Sets what percentage of the original image is blended with the sharpened image.
HUD Controls

The HUD contains the following controls: Intensity and Amount.

Unsharp Mask

Similar to Sharpen, this filter provides many more options to refine and control the amount of sharpening applied to the image. This filter causes rasterization in 3D groups.

Figure. Canvas showing effect of the Unsharp Mask filter.
Parameters in the Inspector
  • Radius: Sets the amount of the mask’s effect.
  • Amount: Sets the amount of the multiplier used to sharpen the object’s edges.
  • Threshold: Sets the threshold of luminance difference to be considered as a high contrast range, between 0 and 1.
  • Horizontal: Sets the horizontal width of the unsharp mask.
  • Vertical: Sets the vertical scale of the unsharp mask.
  • Mix: Sets what percentage of the original image is blended with the filtered image.
HUD Controls

The HUD contains the following controls: Radius, Amount, and Threshold.