How is it done ?

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Start Image No Border

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Simple border around whole image

1. Open Image

2. Select-----All

3. Edit-------Stroke

4. Choose colour and pixel size appropriate for image
Default colour is foreground colour set in task bar

5. Click OK

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Border around extended image

1. Open Image

2. Edit---Canvas Size . Make sure relative box is checked. Choose appropriate size to extend canvas. Colour of extension is chosen. White has been chosen above. Click OK.

3. Select-----All

4. Edit-------Stroke

5. Choose colour and pixel size appropriate for image . Default colour is foreground colour set in task bar

6.Click OK

 

 

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Image with two borders Outer Border Blurred.

Continue from above instructions

7. Edit---Canvas Size . Make sure relative box is checked. Choose appropriate size to extend canvas. Colour of extension is chosen. White has been chosen above. Click OK.

8.To add a blurred border you must create a new layer so that only the border will blur

9.Layer----- New . Name layer border --- OK

10. Select-----All

11.Edit-------Stroke

12. Choose colour and pixel size appropriate for image . Default colour is foreground colour set in task bar

13. Click OK

14. To blur outer layer make sure border layer is selected in layer pallete ( F7 )

15. Filter----Gaussian Blur. Choose appropraite level of blur to your taste.

16. Extra layer has made your image a PSD file. Can be saved as PSD file which will preserve border layer and enable changes to border at a later stage.

17 Save as JPEG format for entry to competitions

 

 


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