PicsArt Adjust Tool | How To use the Adjustments Tool in PicsArt

A Step by Step Tutorial to help you learn How To use the PicsArt Adjust Tool. Learn How To do adjustments such as Contrast, Brightness, Hue etc. to your images in PicsArt.

Hello There! This is Daimary John and in this article, “PicsArt Adjust Tool“. We will learn,

What is PicsArt Adjust Tool?

PicsArt Adjust Tool” is an “Editing” or “Adjustment Tool” in PicsArt Photo Studio which can be used to make professional quality adjustments by adjusting the amount of Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, etc.

PicsArt Adjust Tool Interface

Adjust Tool in PicsArt is one of the most useful editing tools one would ever need.

You can make basic to pro quality adjustments in PicsArt with Live Preview.

What are the adjustment options of the PicsArt Adjust Tool?

There are a total of 7 different areas to adjust your images.

These are:

  • Brightness
  • Contrast
  • Saturation
  • Hue
  • Shadows
  • Highlights, and
  • Temperature

Let us get to know more about each one of the options mentioned above.

A leaf

But before that. Above is an image of a Green Leaf with dark background. We will be using the image above to demonstrate the results.


“Brightness” option is used to brighten up the Pixels of an image. You can easily brighten up the dark areas by just sliding the little button to the right.

PicsArt Brightness Image of a leaf

You will be amazed to see the image being brightened by the Brightness Tool. By the way this is nothing so special in this. But, it sure is an important tool.

You can use this same tool to even Darken your images by just sliding the button to the left.

Note: The image above was processed after applying “Brightness” at a level of around 30-40.


In the world of editing. Contrast refers to the difference between the two colours. The Bright and the Dark.

PicsArt Contrast Image of a leaf

It’s hard to create an image evenly balanced between the two. You can increase the contrast by sliding the button to the right. This will basically Brighten the lighter colours and Darken the darker colours.

The contrast tool can also be used to bring alive the dull colours. Getting used to the contrast tool will surely take some time and also with all the other tools mentioned above.

Note: The image above was processed after applying the “Contrast” at a level of 100.


Saturation means the Intensity of the Colours. Or, the strength of the colours.

PicsArt Saturation Image of a leaf

Once you slide the button to the right. You’ll notice that the colours starts to get stronger. And as you go further, you’ll notice the colours to get even more stronger.

Note: The image above was processed after applying the “Saturation” at a level of 100.


Increasing the amount of “Hue” will result in “HULK” images.

PicsArt Hue Image of a leaf

Hue is a combination of Blue, Yellow, Orange and Green. Just the way a rainbow melts one colour with the other. You can use this tool to mix up all the colours and create a new one, both selectively and as a whole.

Note: The image above was processed after applying the “Hue” at a level of 90.


Shadow tool can be used to Brighten or Darken up the dark areas.

PicsArt Shadow Image of a leaf

If you have an image with shadows, you can use the Shadow tool to brighten up the darker areas as well as darken the darker areas.

Note: The image above was processed after applying the “Shadow” at a level of 100.


The “Highlights” tool can be used to highlight the brighter areas.

PicsArt Highlights Image of a leaf

The Highlight tool brightens the brighter areas trying to find a right combination with the surrounding darker areas. Hence the name.

Note: The image above was captured after applying the “Highlights” at a level of 100.

Temp (temperature)

The “Temperature” option controls the temperature of the image making it look “Warm” and or “Cool” in color.

PicsArt Temperature Positive Image of a leaf

If you increase the temperature. You will see your images getting warmer. In easy words. Your images will start to look kinda like the colour Orange.

Note: The image above was processed after applying the “Temperature” at a level of +100.

If you decrease the temperature. You will notice your images to get cooler in every visible colours. Your Images will start to look blueish.

PicsArt Temperature Negative Image of a leaf

Note: The image above was processed after applying the “Temperature” at a level of -100.

Apart from just the adjustments itself. You also get the option to use the Eraser Tool to make quick selections so that you can adjust your images in only those areas needed.

The Eraser Tool

Eraser Tool

You can adjust the Size, Opacity and the Hardness of the Eraser. You basically have full control working with PicsArt.

You can make a selection with the help of the Eraser Tool. Giving you the freedom to work with specific areas.

How to use the PicsArt Adjust Tool?

In order to use the PicsArt Adjust Tool. Follow the Step by Step instructions provided below.

Step 1 : Open your image in PicsArt.

Step 2 : Go to Tools>Adjust.

Step 3 : Do all the necessary adjustments like Hue, Saturation, Brightness etc. as you’ve learnt by reading the articles above.

Step 4 : Tap on the top right check mark (√) option to save your image.

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