Lumpy 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, only then the edge effects will be crisp. Learn how to give a lumpy edged frame look to an image by following this tutorial. You need to have Fireworks MX 2004 installed in your system to get this effect.
Open a new page of 500x500 canvas size. 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 Lumpy option from Edge Mode.
Adjust the Edge Width, Margin
and Feature Size sliders.
The values used here are: Edge Width - 29, Margin - 0, Feature size - 13, 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 in a lumpy edged frame with a transparent fill.
When the Transparent Fill option is not ticked,
the color option is active so that you can select a color. I've selected black.
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