How to Feather Pictures in Macromedia Fireworks

A picture is worth a thousand words. However, a great looking picture is worth even more! Feathering a picture can greatly enhance the appearance of almost any picture.

Steps

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    Open Macromedia Fireworks.
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    Locate the picture you would like to Feather.
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    Paste, or open, the picture into Macromedia Fireworks.
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    Use the Marquee tool and go around the entire picture.
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    On the toolbar click the Select button.
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    From the drop-down, click the Feather button.
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    Select how many pixels you would like to feather. (If you are unsure try 15px and go from there)
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    Click the OK button.
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    In the toolbar click the Edit button.
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    From the drop-down, click the Cut button.
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    Now save your picture somewhere safe so you don't lose it!

Tips

  • If you are feathering an oval picture then when you are on step 4 use the Oval Marquee.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • Macromedia Fireworks
  • Picture to Feather

Article Info

Categories: Adobe Software