Using the Sponge Tool

How to use the Sponge Tool in Adobe Photoshop?
Saturate or Desaturate image colors.


  • The "Sponge Tool" is used to change the color saturation of an image.
  • There are two modes of sponge tools: Saturate and Desaturate mode.
  • Desaturate mode dulls the colors, turning them gray.
  • Saturate mode increases the color density, making them brighter.
  • Just select an area of the image to be changed.
  • Simply select the "Sponge tool" from toolbar.
  • Set the "Mode" to either "Desaturate" or "Saturate", brush size, and flow in the "options bar".
  • Click and drag the mouse on the selected area.

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