Adding to the canvas


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Adding to the canvas

There are going to be times when you want to add some canvas around your image without changing the actual size of the image. This comes in handy if you wanted to add a matte around all the sides of the image, or maybe you want to add a little bit of blank space at the bottom into which you could type a caption or a title for your photo. To change the Canvas Size you'll go up to the Image menu and choose not Image Size but rather Canvas Size. In the Canvas Size dialog box, you want to make sure to check mark Relative and then type the amount of space you want to add around your image into the Width and Height fields.

I'm going to add a quarter inch or 0.25 inches in Width and in Height. Then I'll look at the Anchor diagram here and make sure that the center box is highlighted in gray. That tells Photoshop to add a little bit of Canvas on all four sides of the image. I can also come in and choose the color that's going to be added around my image. I can choose from White, ...

Adding to the canvas
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Adding to the canvas provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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