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I download graphics from a friend but then cannot figure out how to get the transparent background removed or other way the graphic from the background, then what I wanted to do was use 2/3 of these graphics on a new backgroung to create my picture. Have looked at many tutes but a lot are on removing a part of an image from say it's photo eg the Turtle one.

Hope someone may understand what I mean.Thankyou

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Hi Sarkut I am sorry if this graphic is too big but could not see a way of resizing on ImageShack.

When I receive and open in paint dot net they have a white background or the checker board effect like when you have cut out an image on a photo. So I dont know how to fill in the background, ideally I want to if I can put 2/3 of these graphics together say the Lemon an Orange and a Strawberry . Or even place them on a background picture. Apologies if I am not explaining this right.

krwstrawberries1.th.png

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Open a new file in Paint.NET.

Bring in whatever image you want as background:

Layers > Import From File...

Bring in the first fruit graphic:

Layers > Import From File...

Position it with the Move Selected Pixels tool. :MoveTool:

Repeat as needed.

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If the graphic comes with an undesired white background,

Magic Wand the white and press Delete on the keyboard,

then use Feather Object or AA's Assistant to smooth the edges.

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If the gray-and-white checkerboard is visible it is an indication of transparency.

It is not a part of the image, and won't show in a viewer or if posted online.

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