Lighten

The Lighten tool tones an image by enhancing the brightness of colors. Each stroke applied increases the lightening effect.

 

The basic tool settings are shown in the Tool Options panel above the Image Window. To display the full list of parameters, press the tool icon in the Tool Options panel, or right-click the image. To specify the parameter settings, enter a numerical value in the parameter’s field or use the slider.

Beside the above-listed settings, some additional parameters are available for this tool.

 

Press the Default button to set all settings to their default values.

To lighten an area in a straight line, first select the starting point by clicking the left mouse button, then, while keeping Shift pressed, bring the cursor to the desired end point and release Shift. If Shift is not released, additional lines will be drawn to each point where the mouse is clicked.