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Adding Cool Borders

In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to make borders easily using quick mask and filters in photoshop. Here's a sample that I did using quick mask and fragment filter;

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Let's get started!

Step 1: Open your image, and duplicate your background layer. Choose your background layer and fill it with whatever color you want for your border. Mine is white.

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Step 2: Now make a rectangular selection just like when you want to crop the picture. The area outside is where the border effect will happen.

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Step 3: Inverse your selection (ctrl+shift+i) and press 'q' to apply the quick mask.

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Step 4: It's time to play around with your filters. I'll get mine done with the fragment filter. So, go to Filter > Pixelate > Fragment, and apply the same filter 5 times by pressing 'ctrl +f' 4 times.

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Step 5: After you apply the effect, press 'q' to turn the quick mask into selection, and delete the selection. You should get something like this..

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Experiment with the different filters and colors to get your cool borders effects.

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