I want to take a rectangular image in Sketch and give it a circle/radius style.
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That's actually quite easy. There are two ways to do it:
Best way IMHO, as it gives you more flexibility / editing options.
Import your image:
Draw a circle that will mask your image:
Move the circle behind the bitmap using the
Backward toolbar icon:
Use the circle to mask the bitmap, by selecting it and choosing
Layer › Use as Mask from the menu:
As an extra step, you can group your bitmap and the circle mask, to stop the circle from masking other shapes:
To add a border: add another circle shape placed above the masked image.
Draw the circle where you want your image to appear:
Select Fill › Pattern Fill in the inspector:
Choose Image… and select your bitmap:
Set the fill options to
Fill in the drop down:
Add a border to the circle as you normally would.
Hope it helps!
you can use a masking method through Photoshop.
Here are the steps, I will use a sample rectangular image.
1* Add your rectangular image in Photoshop, place it inside a new document and it will create a new layer just for the image.
2* Create a circular shape to your desired size using the circle tool, it will create a layer for the object and the layer will be placed on top of the rectangular picture.
3* Now place the layer of the circle underneath the rectangular image layer. Then click the layer of the rectangular image, right-click and choose create clipping mask.
4* at this point, you can drag around the rectangular image layer to fit the circle. you can adjust what part of the rectangular image the circle should capture.
5* once you are happy with the position of the image in the circle, you can select both layers and merge them together to create the circular image. You can either right-click after choosing both layers and choose merge layers or use the shortcut Cmd+E on Mac or Ctrl+E if you are using Windows.
6* Lastly, you can add effects such as strokes or drop shadows using the effect button at the bottom of the layers panel. it should have the symbol
fx on it. Choose stroke, and you can add a stroke of any color you like to your new circular image.
I hope this helps.