1. Alley-Chan contest
    Join us in the Alley's anthropomorphizing contest!
    Deadline for entries is on May 31th at 4pm UTC.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Dragon Ball Banner Contest
    Come enter in the Dragon Ball Banner Contest!
    Deadline for entries is June 24 at 12 pm UTC.
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Welcome to the forums! Take a second to look at our Beginner's Guide. It contains the information necessary for you to have an easier experience here.

    Thanks and have fun. -NF staff
    Dismiss Notice

Simplest way to border your pics?

Discussion in 'Art 101' started by yummysasuke, Sep 25, 2006.

  1. yummysasuke

    Messages:
    7,591
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2005
    Reputation:
    I was wondering what is the simplest way of putting a simple back border on pictures using Photoshop. I know there's the rectangle tool, but I don't know how to use that. =P
     
    Tags:
  2. Jin

    Messages:
    331
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2004
    Reputation:
    Using the rectangle tool, draw the inner box of the border you want. Do this on the image you want to have the border. Make sure you are doing this on a diffrent layer also. Once you have the dancing lines going around image and you like how wide the outter lines are. Go to -Select-, -Inverse-. Now there should be two dancing lines. One is on the edge of the image the other is still where you made it the first time. Then all you need to do is drop whatever color you want into it and your done. Just save the image as whatever file type you like.


    If anyone has a better way plz post, or if i didnt not explain it that well plz let me know. Im not a very good explaining stuff like this.
     
  3. Scared Link

    Messages:
    2,896
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    317
    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2005
    Reputation:
    Select all, then go to stroke and click 1, 2 or whatever and you're done. That's quick and easy :/
     
  4. L O V E L E S S

    Messages:
    2,947
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2006
    Reputation:
    Yeap ^^

    New layer = Ctrl + Shift + N, OK
    Select All = Ctrl + A
    Edit -> Stroke -> 1px -> Black -> Inside

    TADA! There's your black border =] Don't forget to save. :p
     
  5. Projectz

    Messages:
    37
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2006
    Reputation:
    Most of the time, a border isn't really necessary, but make a new layer, Ctrl A > Edit stroke and pick px and color.
     
  6. yummysasuke

    Messages:
    7,591
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2005
    Reputation:
    All right. Thank you all. :)
     
Loading...