Ripped Edge Frame in Fireworks MX 2004
Give your photos a torn paper effect around the edges
Fireworks effects are live, which means that when you edit an object
the effects are re-applied so you can see the results right away.
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. This image effect is very easy, and experimenting with it you can get a classy look. Go through this tutorial to apply a
ripped edge or torn paper effect to an image just like the above one. You need to have Fireworks MX 2004 installed in your system.
Start off by pasting an
image on the canvas.
Select the image (a blue line borders 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 Torn Paper option
from Edge Mode. Select color as per
Adjust the Edge Width, Margin and Feature Size sliders.
The above values are used in this tutorial. 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 different look.
The Random Seed value can also be adjusted. You can view the changes
in the image simultaneously in the right side Preview.
The result is the picture with a ripped edge frame!
When the Transparent Fill is checked,
the color option is de-selected resulting in the effect below.
Isn't that cool!
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