Jump to content

Is it possible to transfer the transparency from one layer to another?


Recommended Posts

I have a shape with gradient transparency and would like to combine it with an existing image on another layer so that the picture gets cut into that shape while keeping the same fading effect. I'm not sure if it's clear what I mean so I have a attached an image of the result I'd like to achieve.

Is this possible in paint.net?

 

Thanks in advance! :)

paintnet transparency.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

If you have my plugin pack installed, yes.

 

Here's how you'd do it:

  1. Select the gradient layer
  2. Ctrl-A to select all, Ctrl-C to copy that layer to the clipboard
  3. Select the image layer
  4. Effects > Object > Paste Alpha
  5. Use the following settings (only the top 2 settings will probably need to be adjusted):

image.png

  • Like 1

Click to play:
j.pngs.pngd.pnga.pngp.png
Download: BoltBait's Plugin Pack | CodeLab | and how about a Computer Dominos Game

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...