The frost locked the lock of ‘friendship’; reminds me of a quote…
“You can’t get too much winter in the winter.” – Robert Frost
Software used: Photoshop CS2 (Features used: Layers, Layer blending options & Marque tool )
1. Open up an image, with the subject in center, in Photoshop, preferably a portrait!!! 😀
2. Goto Layer > Duplicate Layer… and when the pop-up appears, name the duplicate layer “Frame”.
3. Goto Filter > Distort > Glass. Adjust the settings > Distortion=7, Smoothness=7, Texture-Frosted, Scaling 150%. Do play around with the settings. Its not gonna hurt you! 😉
4. With the “Frame” layer active, select the Rectangular Marquee tool(Click ‘M’). Now simply click & hold, and drag over the ‘Frame’ layer, like an inner frame. If you are not happy with your selection, simply click anywhere; and try again! 😉
5. Once you are done with your inner frame, click Ctrl+X. (to remove the selected part from the ‘Frame’ layer!)
6. You wont see much difference at this point! Relax 😀 With the Frame layer active, Goto Layer> Layer Style> Blending options. (a new window opens)
7. Click Drop shadow – Adjust Settings: Blend mode = Multiply, Opacity 90%, Angle = 120(doesn’t matter anyways, so leave it as it is), Distance = 0, Spread = 21, Size = 57. ( Try variations..as always! especially size & spread)
8. Click OK!
9. Now to spice up a little bit 😉 Goto Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation. Adjust saturation slider to -24.
10. Okaaay! If you like the looks of the frame at this point. You better save it 😉 right now! 😀
Hope I’m not boring you all with these kinda silly tutorials!
Waiting for your comments 😀