Friday, March 21, 2014

GIMP Add border and shadow to a layer

To Add border to layer follow below steps


  1. Select the layer then use menu "Layer -> Transparency -> Alpha to Selection.
  2. "Select -> Border" Border Selection window will appear. Enter the size of border you want to show.
  3. "Layer -> Transparency -> Intersect with selection"
  4. "Edit -> Fill with FG/BG Color" You need to select required color from FG / BG color panel.
  5. "Select -> None"
With above steps you will be added border to your layer.

To add shadow to layer

  1. Select the layer 
  2. "Select -> All"
  3. "Filters -> Light And Shadows -> Drop Shadows"
  4. Window will appear select / add required values and click on "OK"



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