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How do I make the edges of a picture glow?


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This is my first time so if i am doing anything wrong or against the rules etc, please tell me. Okay so i am making a background for a friend and i want to make the edges of the three pictures of Justin Beiber glow but i dont know how. Can any one help me? I have Paint.Net v3.5.1 (is that the right one?) :cry:

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Yes you have the right version of paint.net. If your just wanting to apply a glow effect around the outer edges of the pictures follow these steps.

step 1:

open the image of justin beiber

Step 2:

add a new layer

Step 3:

press ctrl+a then use the outline selection plugin. with any color you want make sure you make it about 10 pixels wide.

Step 4:

run gaussian blur at about 60 or so.

Step 5:

run glow at or around the default settings

then press ctrl+f to flatten the image and save it as a png.

that should be around what your looking for if not i'm sure someone else has another method for you to use.

 

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