Howdy! Today we will do 3 types of frame styles on a photo by Filters. I have made these borders many times on my photos successfully. So I want to share this knowledge with you. The idea is so simple, first of all, we will open an image in Photoshop window. After that, we will make white solid layer and crop it like a square border. At the last we will use the filter gallery for different styles of frames. See these also
Let’s see the tutorial step by step, I’m sure you will like this amazing tutorial.
My Original Image
Image after Border
Do 3 Types of Frame Styles on Photo by Filter Gallery
Step 1: Open an My image
In our first step open an image in Photoshop window. For this purpose go to File -> Open from top menu or key down the command Ctrl + O. An open window will expose on the screen, here browse your computer and select your require photo. I have selected my original photo from my computer for this purpose.
Step 2: Do a New Copy Layer
After opening the author photo in Photoshop window. Now make the new copy layer in Layer Panel. For this purpose press the command Ctrl + J from the keyboard. You will see a new copy layer 1 will be created in Layer Panel.
Step 3: Create New Solid Color Layer
In this step create new Color Fill 1 layer. So do click on a second icon from the right side in below of the layer panel. After that go to the middle icon in the same row a big list will pop-up here pick up the option Solid Color.
Your new layer will be converted into solid white color. Let’s see the below picture Color Fill1 layer is appearing in Layer Panel.
Step 4: Make the Border Lines
The fill color layer has been created at the above step. Now make the border of this layer by Rectangular Marquee Tool. So select the Rectangular Marquee Tool from left side Toolbar. Select the area for the border on the white sheet. Look below picture, I have selected the area for a frame.
After selection of area now press the command Delete from the keyboard. The inner side will be deleted, the only white border will appear around the picture.
The picture will see in the border because the layer 1 is below of the Color Fill1. When I remove the area by the delete key, the below layer will see. See below picture you will understand better.
Step 5: Border as Filter Distort Glass
At this time, the frame is plain and simple. Now create some effect on it, for this purpose goes to Filter -> Filter Gallery from the top menu. A big Filter Gallery window will open. Here go to Distort -> Glass option and set the values as
After setting all values do click on Ok button to apply the Distort Glass Properties. The border will see like below picture after doing this step. More about Distort see this http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=29325.
This was our last step, I hope you will have understood this amazing tutorial.
Here I have made few more frame styles from Filter gallery for your broad concepts. Look these styles in below pictures.
Style 1: Spray Stroke Frame
Style 2: Spatter Style Frame
Now I’m sure you can create more beautiful photo borders in Photoshop.
After teaching this above tutorial, I conclude that we can create beautiful photo frame or border in Photoshop using filter gallery. The tutorial consists on 5 amazing and easy steps. First of all opened an image in Photoshop window. Made copy and solid color layer. Through Rectangular Marquee Tool selected the area for the border. At the end picked up the effect from filter gallery. I have made few more frame styles as samples.