Dot Edged Frame in Fireworks MX 2004
This image effect comes under the category Alien Skin> Edges.
It has a few edge options such as dots, lines, lumpy, pixels, rough and torn paper. Choose images which have dark colored edges, so that the edge effects will have a crisp look. Follow this tutorial and learn how to give a dot edged look to an image. You need to have Fireworks MX 2004 installed in your system.
Start off by pasting an
image on the canvas.
Select the image and click on Filters>Alien Skin Splat LE>Edges as you see in the
The Alien Skin window below will
be displayed. Select Halftone Dots
option from Edge Mode.
Adjust the Edge Width, Margin and Feature Size sliders.
The values used here are: Edge Width - 55, Margin - 0, Feature size - 71, Direction - 90 and Random Seed - 20. If you need a transparent
fill for the image, you can check the option Transparent
Fill, which will deselect the color option and the image
has a white background. You can view the changes
in the image simultaneously on the right side Preview area.
Below is the picture with a dot edged frame and a transparent fill.
When the Transparent Fill checkbox is not ticked,
the color option is made active so that you can select a color. I've selected orange, and this is the final image.
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