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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 #24. Layer Style Border

This technique takes advantage of some of the built-in options of layer styles to create a border that will automatically scale with the image, and that can easily be copied to another image (and it only takes two steps to create!).

key concepts:

layer styles

blend modes

Step One.
Since you cannot apply a layer style to the Background layer, you’ll have to rename the layer. The simplest way is to press-and-hold ...

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