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how to add a border around a selected area?

Community Beginner ,
Aug 06, 2016 Aug 06, 2016

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Hi guys, I'm using photoshop to create files in which my artwork is displayed in stock images... in other words I buy stock images of living rooms and create images in which my paintings are then added to the stock image via photoshop. I'm good with adding shadows in order to make the paintings look more at home in the stock images but I can't figure out how to add a border / frame to my paintings. Any ideas or suggestions would be much appreciated!! thanks so much

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Mentor , Aug 06, 2016 Aug 06, 2016

Hi

Basic is : Double click your image layer > Enable Stroke > Specify Settings (If you're looking at a solid color border).

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Mentor ,
Aug 06, 2016 Aug 06, 2016

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Hi

Basic is : Double click your image layer > Enable Stroke > Specify Settings (If you're looking at a solid color border).

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Community Expert ,
Aug 06, 2016 Aug 06, 2016

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Make sure you create your frame or border on a separate Layer so you can easily return to it and make changes.

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LEGEND ,
Aug 06, 2016 Aug 06, 2016

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Since you know how to create a shadow, a solid border is just as easy. In the layer effects is stroke. Just add that instead of a shadow.

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Community Expert ,
Aug 07, 2016 Aug 07, 2016

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And I notice in PS CC2015 – not sure if it's in earlier versions of Photoshop as I never use it – Filter > Render > Picture Frame. It gives you a wide selection of frames and shapes.

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LEGEND ,
Aug 07, 2016 Aug 07, 2016

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Picture frame was introduced a few versions ago. But is still after CS6 (creative cloud). If I recall picture frame like trees and flames require the GPU to render. I could be wrong, but that is my thinking.

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Community Beginner ,
Aug 07, 2016 Aug 07, 2016

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Thanks soo much guys, all of you, I REALLY appreciate you taking the time to help me, I got it!!

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LEGEND ,
Aug 07, 2016 Aug 07, 2016

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mishy99 wrote:

Thanks soo much guys, all of you, I REALLY appreciate you taking the time to help me, I got it!!

You're welcome for my part.

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New Here ,
Aug 08, 2016 Aug 08, 2016

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Thx, this helped me to at my banner on this shop site Kletterausrüstung kaufen im VerticalExtreme Klettershop

Greetings!

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Community Beginner ,
Aug 08, 2016 Aug 08, 2016

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thanks so much Michael!

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Participant ,
Jun 23, 2017 Jun 23, 2017

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I'm more or less a newbie to web design and I'm having the same problems, can't put a border around my image.

I'm working in both the current versions of Photoshop and Dreamweaver but can't find "Enable Stroke" anywhere, either in Dreamweaver or Photoshop?

Commands in Dreamweaver doesn't give me any options, even though a pop up box appears, there's nothing in it to edit?

Any help would be appreciated, I'm also like another poster, if you use abbreviations, I'm not likely to know what your talking about.

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Participant ,
Jun 23, 2017 Jun 23, 2017

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I've somehow stumbled my way in finding how to do it.

How though, I'm not sure I can remember!

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Community Expert ,
Jun 23, 2017 Jun 23, 2017

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Have a look at the Photoshop Frame Actions presets, which you can modify to suit your requirements.

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Participant ,
Jun 24, 2017 Jun 24, 2017

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Thanks, Derek, for your suggestion.

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Community Expert ,
Jun 24, 2017 Jun 24, 2017

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An old-school way do do this is have an active selection, and Edit > Stroke.

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Community Expert ,
Jun 24, 2017 Jun 24, 2017

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Yeah and save it as a Style

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Participant ,
Jun 24, 2017 Jun 24, 2017

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Thanks Derek, that's exactly what I've done, as per your image. But decided not to go with pink, it doesn't suit me 😉

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Community Expert ,
Jun 24, 2017 Jun 24, 2017

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Yeah pink is a bit much!

Glad to have helped.

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Participant ,
Jun 24, 2017 Jun 24, 2017

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Thanks, for your reply I muddled my way and used the action in Derek's post.

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New Here ,
Jan 18, 2023 Jan 18, 2023

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One way to add order use the stroke command . 'Edit' menu, under 'Stroke'. select the option, dialog box you can specify the width of the stroke as well as colour 

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New Here ,
Jan 18, 2023 Jan 18, 2023

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Open pictures ans create a Solid layer from the Fill/adjustment layer button and then choose color of border, invert mask .Choose brush for border and create border and save the file.

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Jan 18, 2023 Jan 18, 2023

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I'm more or less a newbie to web design and I'm having the same problems, can't put a border around my image.

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Jan 18, 2023 Jan 18, 2023

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Firstly unlock the Background layer and click on the Canvas Size dialog box then add more Canvas around the Object.

click the New fill or Adjustment layer icon and choose the color you want for your border then drag the fill layer below the Object.

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