Line Edged Frame in Fireworks MX 2004
This image effect comes under the category of 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 be crisp. Here is a step-by-step tutorial to give this
line edged frame to your picture. For this, you need to have Fireworks MX 2004 installed in your system.
Open a new page and paste 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 Lines
option from Edge Mode.
Adjust the Edge Width, Margin
and Feature Size sliders.
I've given the values : Edge Width - 42, Margin - 0, Feature size - 63, Direction - 317. If you need a transparent
fill for the image then you can check the option Transparent
Fill, which will deselect the color option and the image
has a white background.
The Random Seed value can also be adjusted. You can view the changes
in the image simultaneously on the right side preview area.
Below is the picture with a line edged frame and a transparent fill!
When the Transparent Fill option is not checked,
the color option is made active so that you can select a color. I've selected blue, and here is what I get!
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