4 Replies Latest reply: Aug 13, 2006 8:02 PM by ageofem RSS

    How do I create a curve in Fireworks

      Hi

      How do I create a curve in Fireworks and pop a image in the background like this http://www.celebrityproductions.info/

      I know how to get that effect in Illustrator but how do you do it Fireworks?

      Thanks for your help
        • 1. Re: How do I create a curve in Fireworks
          Community Member
          Linda's little Captivate tutorial will hopefully help more than words from
          me :-)

          http://www.playingwithfire.com/curvaceous2.htm

          To get your image into the shape you've created. Place your shape over the
          top of the image, select image and shape and from the Modify menu select
          Mask > Group as Mask.

          Peter
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          "sheriff007" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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          | Hi
          |
          | How do I create a curve in Fireworks and pop a image in the background
          like
          | this http://www.celebrityproductions.info/
          |
          | I know how to get that effect in Illustrator but how do you do it
          Fireworks?
          |
          | Thanks for your help
          |


          • 2. Re: How do I create a curve in Fireworks
            Hi Peter

            Thanks for your help, but I am having problems with the mask!

            When I place shape over the Image and go mask, group as mask , the whole thing goes white any clues?

            • 3. Re: How do I create a curve in Fireworks
              Community Member

              "sheriff007" <webforumsuser@macromedia.com> wrote in message
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              | Hi Peter
              |
              | Thanks for your help, but I am having problems with the mask!
              |
              | When I place shape over the Image and go mask, group as mask , the whole
              thing goes white any clues?
              |
              Oh yes, sorry I forgot. The colour of your shape must be 100% white, any
              different colours or shades of transparency will affect the colour of the
              masked image.

              Peter


              • 4. Re: How do I create a curve in Fireworks
                ageofem Community Member
                if you got fireworks 8, all you need to do is create a curve using the pen tool , and adjust the points as often as you like. Convert the path to a marquee selection, then delete the unwated parts of the bitmap image.

                Duplicate the path that you have drawn or had converted to a selection, you will use it on the transparent and linear gradient border that you see in the curve.


                for the dotted lines, its just using the pen tool , and try using a dotted line dash for ur stroke.

                the image below the text An Audience With ,,,, is just using the smudge tool and just smudging some portions on the right. as for the pixelate effect, hmmm i forgot , lol !