Photoshop CC (2013): How to Add a Keyline to an Image


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Adding a keyline to an image

I'm often asked how to add a simple key line around the edge or near the edge of my image. And I think the most flexible way to do this would be using just the Rectangle Shape tool. So I'll go ahead and load it up with No Fill by clicking on the swatch here and then choosing None. And then on the stroke we'll fill this either with black or maybe a color from our image. I'll choose black for now. And, let's make this just a two point stroke. That might be a little thick but I want to make sure that you can see it in the video.

And then I'm going to position my cursor up here in the upper left. And just click and drag down to the lower right and as soon as I release my mouse we can see that I've created that key line. But, it's got rounded corners by default and I want to take that off. So over here in my Properties panel. If your Properties panel isn't showing go to the Window menu and then select Properties. But I can click and drag to t...

Adding a keyline to an image
Video duration: 4m 13s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Adding a keyline to an image provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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