How to Use a filter to add an artistic edge Photoshop Layers


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Using a filter to add an artistic edge

At times I like to add an artistic edge to my images, and I like them to be a little bit random. Just some sort of texture that's interesting. And, to do that, I can utilize a filter in conjunction with a layer mask. Let's take a look at the basic technique. I'll start by utilizing the Rectangular Mark key tool, in order to create a selection of most of the image, just inside from that outer edge. I'll then add a new image layer by clicking on the Create New Layer button at the bottom of the Layers panel, and I'll add a layer mask to this layer based on the selection, by clicking on the Add Layer Mask button. Next, I'll click on the thumbnail for the image layer itself, and I'm going to fill this layer with white so that that will become the border for my image. So I'll go to the Edit menu and choose Fill.

I'll make sure the Use popup is set to white and I'll click OK. And now, of course, I have white, but it's covering up the image. Because my selection ...

Using a filter to add an artistic edge
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Using a filter to add an artistic edge provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CC Selections and Layer Masking Workshop

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