158 - Simple Border Technique in PhotoShop -
• Even if you have a border on your work already, try adding this border style on a different layer and see which one you like better.
• This tutorial is part of the Renaissance poster project.
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Step #1: Open your Project in Photoshop ~
Create a New Layer by clicking the at the bottom of the Layers Palette
Then select the Rectangular Marquee Tool
Drag a box slightly inside the margin of your picture
Step #2: Select the Inverse ~
Hit Cmd+Shift+i or go to: Select > Inverse
Fill the area with a color that matches you project …
Now hit Cmd+D to deselect the marching ants.
Step #3: Filters ~
Go to: Filter > Distort > Ripple and adjust to your tastes …
Hit Cmd+F a few times to repeat the filter if you want …
Step #4: Layer Styles ~
Go to: Layer > Layer Styles and apply Bevel and Emboss
Also try Drop Shadow
Adjust the settings to your taste …
Try all the Blending Options!
Last Step: Save and Attach ~
Be sure to save your work as a .psd file and attach it …