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Photoshop Finishing Touches by Education and Curriculum National Association of Photoshop Professionals Senior Developer, Dave Cross

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Technique #15. Applying Filters to Shapes

In this technique, you’ll use the Rectangular Marquee and Polygonal Lasso tools to create selections that you’ll fill with black, and then apply filters.

key concepts:

filters

Step One.
Press Command-J (PC: Control-J) to duplicate the Background layer. Then use the Image>Canvas Size command, or press Command-Option-C (PC: Control-Alt-C), to add 2 inches of canvas (with the Relative checkbox turned on) to both the width and height. Click on the Create a New Layer icon at the bottom of the Layers palette ...

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