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How can I get a silhouett out of a ordernery picture?


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Step one: Crop out the boy

Methods:

       -Erase background with Eraser, requires precision but efficient

       -Magic wand on background, adjust the Tolerance for best selection, erase the rest

 

Step two: Install Silhouette Plus Plugin

http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?showtopic=11035

 

Step three: Apply Silhouette

Go to Effects>Object>Silhouette Plus

Choose colour, click ok

 

Step four: Smooth outline

Get Plug in: AA's Assistants

http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?showtopic=16643

 

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Edited by pdnnoob
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Alternate method (no plugins involved)

Step 1: Cut out the kid with this method: http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?/topic/13796-cutting-out-images/

 

Step 2: Use the brightness/contrast adjustment twice at -100 brightness

 

Step 3: Use Median (Effects>Noise>Median) at a small radius to smooth out the edges

 

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