custom border Use selections and masks Photoshop CS6


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Creating a custom border using selections and masks

Now that we've covered some of the fundamentals of working with Masks, what I want do here is take all of those skills that we picked up in the previous chapter and apply those to adding custom edges or border effects to our photographs. Let's start off with this picture here. One of the first things that we're going to do with this is we're going to use one of our Selection tools in order to build a Mask which gives us the ability to conceal part of the edge of the frame. To do that, let's go ahead and press the M key, or you can just click on your Marquee tool.

Next, let add some Feather to this edge. By adding some Feather, it will create a border or an edge which is little bit more soft. Let's add, say, 15 pixels. Position your cursor near the edge of one of the corners and then click and drag out, and you'll typically want to have the selection pretty equal around these different edges. When you let go, you'll notice this is a bent corner, that's be...

Creating a custom border using selections and masks
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Creating a custom border using selections and masks provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

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