June 12th, 2009


im using photoshop cs4 and i was wondering how do I select an image?? not the whole canvas but the image itself??? I tried using the magic wand and selecting my image and deleting but it makes the edges all sharp..

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I want to select just the circle and then click the other layer behind it and delete so that I may be able make a circle wiuth the background but when I do the edges are all choppy..

thank you
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How to Cut Out an Image Using the Scissors Select Tool in GIMP

This will show you how to extract a subject from a background (it doesn't necessarily even need to be a "simple" background, as long there are distinguishable edges between the background and the subject) using the "scissors select" tool in GIMP and a layer mask. The example will be going from Photobucket to Photobucket.

This tutorial is image-heavy, to increase the chances of you understanding what I'm talking about. If you are a beginner and can't follow something, feel free to ask for help.

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