Photoshop Gaussian Blur Border

A gradual blend border (Gaussian blur border) can make a dramatic edge to an image either for the internet, to be printed or as a larger collage art work. The method to make a gaussian blend border in Photoshop is incredibly easy once the tips and tricks have been mastered and this guide will teach you how to make a simple gradual blending border.

The finished image is on the left and gaussian blends the image into a black background, but this can be any colour desire, the starting image is on the right.

 

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First if the image is for the internet crop the image to the desired size using the crop tool.

 

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Check to see that the layers window is open. If not open by clicking on the windows tab and select layers or press F7.

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If your image is in the back ground level (see example below) select layer from background. This generates a layer which is unlocked and can be edited.

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  Gaussian Blur Boarder Using PhotoShop
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