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Wand shave() function – Python

  • Last Updated : 08 Jul, 2021

The shave() function is an inbuilt function in the Python Wand ImageMagick library which is used to remove pixels from the image.
 

Syntax: 
 

shave(columns, rows)

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

  • columns: This parameter is used to set amount to shave off both sides of the x-axis.
  • rows: This parameter is used to set amount to shave off both sides of the y-axis

Return Value: This function returns the Wand ImageMagick object.

Original Image: 
 



Example 1: 
 

Python3




# 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 shave:
        # Invoke shave function
        shave.shave(50, 50)
        # Save the image
        shave.save(filename ='shave1.jpg')

Output: 
 

Example 2: 
 

Python3




# 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
    draw.circle((200, 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
        draw(pic)
        # Invoke shave function method
        pic.shave(40, 45)
        # Save the image
        pic.save(filename ='shave2.jpg')

Output: 
 

 

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