Software & Apps Design How to Add a Wavy Line Border in Photoshop Create wavy frames using Photoshop CC by Sue Chastain Writer Sue Chastain is a former Lifewire writer and a graphics software authority with web design and print publishing credentials. She's also skilled in WordPress administration. our editorial process LinkedIn Sue Chastain Updated on September 13, 2020 Design Graphic Design Photoshop Animation & Video 3D Design Tweet Share Email It's possible to make wavy border frames for photos and other images using Photoshop. Adding creative frames requires you to know a little about working with paths and filters. Information in this article applies to Adobe Photoshop CC 2019. How to Add Wavy Line Borders in Photoshop Since you'll be creating your border with the Brush tool, the first step is to select a brush: Choose a brush for your border in the Brush Settings palette. If the Brush Settings palette isn't visible, select Window > Brush Settings. Select the Rectangular Marquee tool and draw a rectangle. Select the menu icon in the top-right corner of the Paths palette, then choose Make Work Path. If the Paths palette isn't visible, select Windows > Paths to open it. Set the Tolerance to 0.5 pixels and select OK. Right click on the Work Path in the Paths palette and select Stroke Path. Set the Tool to Brush, then select OK. Select Filter > Distort > Wave. Move the Wavelength and Amplitude sliders to make the straight edges wavy. When you are satisfied with the preview, select OK. You can create paths from any selection, so it's possible to apply this technique to all sorts of shapes.