Single coloured border around your image.
The workshop will show you how to create a single colour border around your images. Using "Canvas Size".
Please note: It would be beneficial to read the complete workshop before you attempt to follow the procedure. If you would like a print out to read, please follow the links at the end of this workshop.
is my start image.
1: First make sure your image has only a “Background” layer.
To do this, open your layers pallet. Go to Window>Layers. This will
bring up your layers pallet.
2: Your image must only have a “Background” layer, (if it
has, go to Step 3). My image is showing “Layer 0”, so I must
flatten my image. To do this, click the small arrow in the top right of
the layers pallet. In the flyout box, click “Flatten Image”.
should now see this in your layers pallet.
3: Now to add the border. Go to Image>Canvas Size.
4: The first thing is to put a tick in the “Relative” check
box. Now I want to add 2mm all around my image, so I change the measurement
style to “mm”. In the Width box type 4 (that’s 2mm each
side) and in the Height box type 4 (that’s 2mm top and bottom).
My “Canvas Extension Colour” is set to black.(Note: If at
this point if you would prefer another colour, rather than black, go to
step 5). If you are happy with a black border, click OK, you will then
have a Simple 2mm black border around the image.
5: To select a different colour for your border click “Other”
in the “Canvas Extension Colour”.
will bring up the “Colour Picker” pallet
colour you have selected will now be the colour for your border. Click
OK in the “Canvas Size” pallet, and you will have the coloured
border you selected around your image.
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