How To Add Margins to an Image

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How To Add Margins to an Image? - PSP Tutorials - Fading Images to Background Colors with PSP

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In order to adding effects to an image, sometimes you need to add margins to the image first. You can follow the steps below to add black margins to an image:

  • Go to http://lettres.ac-rouen.fr/ and download the classic painting "Port de mer au soleil couchant" by Claude Gellee. (c)[louvre.edu]1999 - photo Erich Lessing.
  • Save this image as port_1.jpg and open it in PSP. It has 580x440 pixels.
  • Create a new image with 780x640 pixels.
  • Select the entire image of port_1.jpg and press Ctrl-C to copy.
  • Go to the new image and press Ctrl-Shift-e to paste as a selection.
  • Press and hold left mouse button to move the selection to (100,100). Click right mouse button to finalize the paste.
  • Save the image as port_with_margins.jpg. It will look like this:
               

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