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Old 06-07-2008, 09:52 PM   #1
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Default Gimp Guru needed

I want to layer an image ontop of a seal I made at site talked about in the sticky thread, but I can not select just the image, i keep getting the back ground and everything. Also the colors are off when I paste it. I think it is the bottom layer showing thru.

Can some one please help me out.

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Old 06-09-2008, 09:30 AM   #2
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Is your label already in layers, or is it all on 1 layer?

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Old 06-09-2008, 06:37 PM   #3
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If the image and background are in the same layer, I'd do a 'select-by-colour' of the background and then invert selection to get the image.

For the second problem, select the upper layer (the one which is getting bled through) go into layer>transparency>threshhold alpha and you can fix it there.

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Old 06-09-2008, 07:11 PM   #4
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I had probs with gimp also....... try paint.net. It is much easier to use.

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Old 06-10-2008, 02:07 PM   #5
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I want to layer an image ontop of a seal I made at site talked about in the sticky thread, but I can not select just the image, i keep getting the back ground and everything. Also the colors are off when I paste it. I think it is the bottom layer showing thru.

Can some one please help me out.

Tim
If the image is a .gif you will run into these problems. Try saving it as a .jpeg if it's not already and then deselect the background, copy and paste.
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