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Lesson 9. Advanced Layer Techniques > Creating a border layer

Creating a border layer

To give the image a finished look, you'll add a border to it.

1.
Click the Create a New Layer button ( ) in the Layers palette.

2.
Choose Layer Properties from the palette menu.

3.
Enter Image Border for Name and choose Gray from the Color menu. Then click OK.

4.
Drag the Image Border layer to the top, until a black line appears immediately above the Type layer set, and then release the mouse button.

The Image Border layer is now the top layer in the image.

5.
Choose Select > All to select the entire image.

6.
Choose Edit > Stroke. In the Stroke area, enter 5 px for Width and click OK.

A 5-pixel-wide black stroke is drawn around the entire image.



7.
Choose Select > Deselect to deselect the entire image.

8.
Choose File > Save.


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