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cutout with shaded line [resolved]

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hi,

How to make this effect? shading...
I did this on this image several months ago and I don't remember and I don't think I used any plugin.

 

Note: I don't know if I used "Pencil Sketch" because the content also changes.

 

regards,

 

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Here's how to do it without any plugins:

 

1) Run Paint.NET and press Ctrl+A then Del key to remove the default background layer.

 

2) Add a new layer and place the item there you wish to make into a cutout:

 

Cutout1.png

 

 

3) Use the eraser tool (large, like 50, hardness 100, no antialiasing) to erase around the part you want to keep:

 

Cutout2.png

 

4) Once that's done, duplicate your layer so that you have 2 copies of the cutout.

 

5) Select the middle layer.

 

6) Switch to the magic wand (0 tolerance) and select the transparent area.

 

7) Press Ctrl+I to invert your selection.  Now all of your cutout should be selected:

 

Cutout3.png

 

8 ) Select black as your primary color.

 

9) Press the Backspace key to fill your selection with black.

 

10) Press Ctrl+D to deselect your cutout.

 

11) Use Effects > Blurs > Gaussian Blur (radius to taste... here, I used 25):

 

Cutout4.png

 

12) Use Image > Flatten to finalize your image.

 

13) Remember to save as .PNG to maintain the transparency.  Here is the result:

 

CutoutResult.png

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eureca, I remembered !!

After selecting the area, invert the selection and delete.
Select the transparent part and apply the effect.(that's what I forgot)

 

direct and without duplicating. :D

 

thank you all.

 

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You could also use this plugin to achieve the effect on either of your images on a transparent background:

Drop Shadow 19 Feb 2008KrisVDM
Creates a highly configurable shadow around an object. Found in Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.See also: #8375
EffectActiveUntestedEffects > ObjectVandermotten.PaintDotNetEffects.DropShadow.dll & Vandermotten.PaintDotNetEffects.dll
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