With Pixlr's New Tool, Even The Sky Can Be Modified

Yes, that's right, the sky in the image can be edited or replaced completely. From cumulus clouds to the Aurora Borealis, the choice of the sky is at your fingertips and Pixlr makes it happen effortlessly.

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Replace the skies with Pixlr

Pixlr is intuitive AI software that makes the process of cutting, erasing, and layering run smoothly. So with one click, you can transform the aesthetic of your image by changing the sky.

How to replace your sky with Pixlr?

Step #1

Access Pixlr by visiting pixlr.com or launching the app. Then, import the image that you wish to edit by clicking on the open image tab or the + icon. Images with clear skies works better with Pixlr.

Step #2

There are two ways to apply the "Replace sky" tool. It is either by clicking on the icon with a cloud and arrow pointing upwards or locating it at the "Tools" menu at the top of the screen.

Step #3

Replace Sky tool offfers a variety of sky presets to choose from. The only thing you can do is select the one that catches your eye. In this case, if these presets don't fit what you have in mind, you can always upload your custom sky;

Step #4

That's not all. Your new image can be further edited by moving sliders to adjust the edge fade for example or sky intensity to achieve a naturally toned blend for the new image. The position of the sky can be shifted by selecting and positioning the sky wherever you please.

Step #5

If the results are satisfactory, apply the changes by clicking the Apply button. To save the new image click on File, and then Save or Export to choose the preferred format and resolution.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a Question?

How do I find Beizer or Magnetic Lasso tool? Look for 'Lasso' tool in the tool bar to the left of your screen, by hovering over each tool until you find it. Select Lasso tool, and look towards the top left for the 'Types' of Lasso tools. Then select 'Beizer' to use for objects that have a curve in their shape or 'Magnetic' for more freeform shapes.
How do I change the layers between the images? If your layers panel is open, then simply click, hold and shift the layers between each other. If not, then to open the layers panel, click 'View' and search for 'Layers Panel' to open it.
How do I soften the edges of the images that have been cut? Before you use the Lasso tool, adjust the 'Feather' to increase the airbrushed edge look. Remember, the higher the feathering, the more blurred out the edges, which may not always be a good thing.
How do I adjust the lighting for the sky and environment so that they match? When switching between skies, shadows in the original environment may not always reflect the light source in the new sky. To correct this, use Dodge/Burn tool to lighten or darken areas to create or remove shadows.
How does Pixlr's Replace Sky tool work? Pixlr's Replace Sky tool uses artificial intelligence to identify the sky in an image and replace it with a new sky of your choice.
Can I customize the sky that I want to replace the original sky with? Yes, you can choose from a variety of pre-existing sky options or upload your own sky image to replace the original sky.
Can I use Pixlr's Replace Sky tool to create a composite image with multiple skies? Yes, you can use Pixlr's Replace Sky tool to create a composite image with multiple skies by replacing the sky in different parts of the image with different sky options.
Can I use Pixlr's Replace Sky tool to create a specific mood or atmosphere in an image? Yes, you can use Pixlr's Replace Sky tool to create a specific mood or atmosphere in an image by choosing a sky option that fits your desired mood.
Are there any limitations to using Pixlr's Replace Sky tool? Pixlr's Replace Sky tool may not work well on images with complex or detailed foreground objects.
Can I use Pixlr's Replace Sky tool to replace the sky in multiple images at once? No, Pixlr's Replace Sky tool only works on one image at a time and cannot be used to replace the sky in multiple images at once. However, you can apply the same settings to multiple images using Pixlr's batch processing tool.