Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a filtered edge, part of Creating Composites in Photoshop.
I sometimes like to use the various creative filters in Photoshop to change …the appearance of a photo. But in some cases, I'll actually use the …filters not to change the appearance of the image itself, but rather to change …the outer portion of the image. The border effect, you might say, for a photo. …Let's take a look at how we can add a creative artistic edge to an image, …thanks to the use of filters with a Layer Mask. …I'll start off by adding blank new image layers. …So, I'll click on the Create New layer button, the blank sheet of paper icon at …the bottom of Layers panel. I'll go ahead and double-click on the …name of the layer, and then I'll call this Border Effect and press Enter or …Return to apply that name change. Then I'm going to fill this layer with …white that will initially cover up the entire image.…
But I am going to use that white just as a border as you'll see in a moment. …So form the Edit menu, I'll choose Fill and I will make sure that the Use popup …is set to white. And click OK, and that will fill that …
- Composite concepts
- Creating automatic composites
- Image compositing
- Refining layer masks
- Matching images
- Adding effects to composites
- Using layer groups
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Composite Concepts
2. Automatic Composites
3. Image Compositing
4. Refining Layer Masks
5. Matching Images
6. Adding Effects to Composites
7. Using Layer Groups
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