Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a filtered edge effect, part of Photoshop: Creative Effects and Filters (2012).
When you think of applying Filter Effects in Photoshop, you probably think about …manipulating the individual pixels in the image, to add a texture or create some …sort of look for the photo. But sometimes, I use those Filter Effects …not to really change the image per say, but to add an artistic border around the …edge of the image. I'm going to start off by creating a …selection within the image, and really what I want to select is the border …around the outside of the photo. But I'm going to start off by selecting …the interior of the image. So I'll go to the toolbox, and choose the …rectangular Marquee tool, and then come into the image and click and drag, in …order to draw a marquee that's just a little bit inset from the edge of the photo.…
I'll try to get it as close to even as possible, although, as you'll see in a …moment, its not really critical that it be absolutely symmetrical around the …entire photo. I can then release the mouse to create …that selection. But again, this is a selection of the …
- Working with the Filter Gallery
- Creating a black-and-white effect
- Applying a vignette
- Adding motion blur
- Creating a painterly effect with Find Edges
- Smearing with Liquify
- Mapping the image with Trace Contour
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creative Fundamentals
2. Simple Effects
3. Basic Filter Effects
4. Slightly Wild Effects
5. Distorting the Image
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