HeatinMyHarbl Posted October 18, 2009 Share Posted October 18, 2009 Hello, I'm new to paint.net. On a crazy whim the other night, I decided to make a forum signature of my character for a game I play, here is the finished product: Now, what I did was take a screenshot my character in game, cut him out, and then I fooled around with the effects for literally hours trying to figure out how to get a white outline on him. I finally found an effect that did that, but I completely forget what it was (it wasn't outline, I know that for a fact). I then put him on a seperate layer as the background and the text, and just merged the layers into one when I was finished, and for my first project I think it turned out pretty good. Now, my issue is, I went to make a background of one of my favorite NHL players, Ray Emery (some of you may know who he is), and I tried to do the same thing. I got a picture of him online, cut him out, and fooled around with the effects trying to create a white outline for him again. The background was going to be dark orange and black, so I wanted a white outline. I tried EVERY single effect mutliple times, and could NOT figure out how to create that white outline on the selection like I did for the signature I made. If somebody could please explain to me how I did it for my signature, or an easier way to create an outline color of your choice on any selected picture or photo, that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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