You can use this effect to cover any surface in ice. It lets you freeze a lake or a pond even in summer, decorate your Christmas pictures, create ice sculptures.
This effect is only available for the Home Deluxe and Business licenses. Compare the licenses here.
The effect will be applied only in a selected area! Use the follow tools to make a selection:
To get a straight line, draw a line while holding down Shift.
If the area was not circled by , the entire image will be selected by clicking with .
Hint: You can use Selection Bucket in "eraser mode" to erase all selections at the image. Just click the left mouse button while pressing Ctrl.
The effect configuration can be adjusted in the Settings Panel.
The main parameters:
There are two groups of the additional parameters which add more patterns to the ice's surface: Needles and Feathers.
Parameters under the Needles tab add a pattern of fine needles to the surface:
Parameters in the Feathers tab can be used to add a pattern like icy feathers: