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Fading Image to Background – Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Beatriz Mariniello


May, 2007

In this tutorial we will show you how to fade your photo with a background image in Paint Shop Pro. Tutorial Includes project files.

Open two images, your main subject (The girl photograph) and the background image (the sunset photograph)

Now, pick the sunset photo and add a new layer
Go to the Main Menu and select: Layers/New Raster Layer:

Your Sunset photograph Layer Palette should look similar to this:

Now pick the lady photograph and press Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C (to place a copy of the image into your clipboard.)

After doing so, go back to sunset photograph.
Then, press Ctrl+E to paste the lady photograph onto the new layer covering the sunset image. 
After that, deselect the selection by pressing Ctrl+D.
Now, pick the Lasso Tool and create a similar selection as shown below:

Now go to Layer 1 and select the following setting: Feather = 51

After that Hit the Delete key once to expose the background layer:

Now choose the Crop tool:

After that, crop the Image this way.Ain't cute?

Have fun!!

Download the original source files from this tutorial in Zip format Here

Copyright (c) 2007, Beatriz Mariniello, All Rights Reserved


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