Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a brush effect to add an artistic edge, part of Photoshop CS6 Selections and Layer Masking Workshop.
One of the things that I think is very important when you are adding an edge …effect to an image, is to have that artistic edge be somewhat unique. …I don't like using templates for this purpose, for example, because then I …might create the same look for multiple images. …And I'd just prefer to have a unique look. …For each image. And one of the ways to accomplish a …unique artistic edge effect, is to use a technique that will give you some sort of …randomization of that edge. Let me show you how the Brush tool can be …used to apply exactly that type of effect, I'll start off by adding a new layer.…
The basic idea here is to add a white border effect, but to add that effect in …a somewhat random way using the Brush tool. …Of course, in order to maximize my flexibility, I also want to use a layer …mask rather than painting on an empty layer for example, so I'm going to add a …new layer. I'll go ahead and click on the Create New …Layer button at the bottom of the Layers panel. …And then I'll rename the layer, I'll just double-click on the title and type …
- Anti-aliasing and selections
- The case for not feathering selections
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Inverting a selection
- Mixing and matching selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Creating composite images
- Applying targeted adjustments
Skill Level Beginner
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Creating Composite Images
5. Applying Targeted Adjustments
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