Grunge Borders in Photoshop

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Creating Grunge Frames Using a Stock Image and Photoshop

Grunge borders add an edgy feel, dynamic feel to photographs.

There a several ways of grungifying a border and in this video we look at a simple method using a stock image and the versatile Apply Image command.

Further Information

Grunge border stock images tend to come in two varieties - black with a white border or white with a black border. Either type can be used to achieve the same effect. It's a simple matter of clicking on the invert check box in the Apply Image dialogue to reverse the effect. Alternatively hitting CTRL+I (or CMD+I) on the layer mask will achieve the same effect.

Download the stock used from the Stock Exchange. The ski image can be found at Fotolia.

Grunge Borders in Photoshop