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Wand emboss() function – Python

  • Last Updated : 08 Jul, 2021

The emboss() function is an inbuilt function in the Python Wand ImageMagick library which is used to emboss an image which means that each pixel of the image is replaced to give 3D effect.


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emboss(radius, sigma)

Parameters: This function accepts four parameters as mentioned above and defined below: 

  • radius: This parameter stores the radius of the charcoal image.
  • sigma: This parameter stores the sigma of the charcoal image.

Return Value: This function returns the Wand ImageMagick object.

Original Image: 

Example 1: 


# Import library from Image
from wand.image import Image
# Import the image
with Image(filename ='../geeksforgeeks.png') as image:
    # Clone the image in order to process
    with image.clone() as emboss:
        # Invoke emboss function
        emboss.emboss(0.1, 0.1)
        # Save the image ='emboss1.jpg')


Example 2: 


# Import libraries from the wand 
from wand.image import Image
from wand.drawing import Drawing
from wand.color import Color
with Drawing() as draw:
    # Set Stroke color the circle to black
    draw.stroke_color = Color('black')
    # Set Width of the circle to 2
    draw.stroke_width = 1
    # Set the fill color to 'White (# FFFFFF)'
    draw.fill_color = Color('white')
    # Invoke Circle function with center at 50, 50 and radius 25, 200), # Center point
                (100, 100)) # Perimeter point
    # Set the font style
    draw.font = '../Helvetica.ttf'
    # Set the font size
    draw.font_size = 30
    with Image(width = 400, height = 400, background = Color('# 45ff33')) as pic:
        # Set the text and its location
        draw.text(int(pic.width / 3), int(pic.height / 2), 'GeeksForGeeks !')
        # Draw the picture
        # Invoke emboss function
        pic.emboss(7, 3)
        # Save the image ='emboss2.jpg')



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