Learn how to make custom frames for AKVIS ArtSuite using the AliveColors image editor. You can use any program that supports selections and transparency.
Choose one of the selection tools, for example, Rectangular Selection , create a selection on the image, and delete the selected area with the Delete key or Edit -> Erase command.
Note: To make multiple holes for several photos in the frame, create new selections in the Add mode and delete all of the fragments.
Remove the selection with the command Select -> Deselect or by pressing Ctrl+D.
To add a volume, apply the Outer Shadow layer effect and adjust its parameters:
Save the frame into a specially created folder. Select the PNG format and make sure that transparency is enabled!
In the same way, design the other frames and save as PNG files in that folder.
Creating a Pack
Choose Frames -> Hand Painted Frame and click the Frame Packs Manager button. In the window that appears, click the Custom Pack button.
In the first field of the dialog box, enter a name for the group of frames, for example, My Frames. Then click Browse... and choose your new frames folder. Click OK.
Now you have your own frame collection that is always available for use in the ArtSuite program!
In the Control Panel, click and select photos to process. The thumbnails of the images are displayed under the main window. The first image will be automatically placed into the frame. Double-click a thumbnail to choose another photo.
You can save the result using and print with .