Pictures & graphics

Apply an artistic effect to a picture

Apply an artistic effect to a picture

Once you add a photo, graphic, or picture, you have many ways to enhance the picture, such as backgrounds, shadows, and effects, to get your message across even better.

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Adjust the brightness, contrast, or sharpness

1. Select the picture.

2. Select Picture Tools > Format and select Corrections.

3. Hover over the options to preview them and select the one you want.

For more info, see Change the brightness, contrast, or sharpness of a picture.

Apply Artistic Effects

1. Select the picture.

2. Select Picture Tools > Format and select Artistic Effects.

3. Hover over the options to preview them and select the one you want.

Note: You can apply only one artistic effect at a time to a picture, so applying a different artistic effect will remove the previously applied artistic effect.

Change the color

1. Select the picture.

2. Select Picture Tools > Format and select Color.

3. Hover over the options to preview them and select the one you want.

Apply Picture Effects

1. Select the picture.

2. Select Picture Tools > Format and select Picture Effects.

3. Select the one you want: ShadowReflectionGlowSoft EdgesBevel, or 3-D Rotation.

For more info, see Remove a picture background.

Add a border

1. Select the picture.

2. Select Picture Tools > Format and select a border.

Compress the picture

1. Select the picture.

2. Select Picture Tools > Format and select Compress Pictures.

3. Select the options you want and select OK.

For more info, see Reduce the file size of a picture.

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