Jump to content

Cutting corners


Recommended Posts

Did you want to cut off the corners of the second flag? The bottom flag's corners would then show through.

 

EDIT,

Assuming I've understood your question correctly, here is an idea that might help you.

 

Layer One - Bottom flag (background)

Layer Two - Second Flag

Layer Three - Outline the Second flag.

On layer three, Make an outline by tracing along the inside edges of the areas you want of the second flag, and exclude the areas and parts you don't want. Be sure you make completed outlines.
While still on the outline layer, use the magic wand to select the unwanted areas.
Then click on the second flag layer and hit delete on your keyboard.

You can see examples of the outlining concept in these tutorials. I realize these tutorials are about removing backgrounds, but the idea of outlining can be use to cut out and remove almost any unwanted parts of an image.

 

http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?/topic/13796-cutting-out-images/

 

http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?/topic/28305-mini-tuts/?p=409110

 

And here is a thread that talked about outlining.

http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?/topic/32538-change-the-background-step-by-step-to-a-portrait/

Edited by Cc4FuzzyHuggles
  • Upvote 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

As this is not a tutorial, I am moving it to General Discussions.

No, Paint.NET is not spyware...but, installing it is an IQ test. ~BoltBait

Blend modes are like the filling in your sandwich. It's the filling that can change your experience of the sandwich. ~Ego Eram Reputo

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...