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#1 PhoenixRising23

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Posted 22 July 2015 - 08:18 PM

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My Gf took a selfie with my aunts kitten while it was yawning. It looks vicious. Id like to add a cool background to it other that the couch so i can put it on a poster but my graphic editing skills are atrocious. Anyone have any ideas?


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#2 violetrose

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Posted 23 July 2015 - 05:49 AM

Graphic editing can be time consuming and difficult but worth experimenting with. Another way might be to treat this as a simple craft project :

1) Colour photocopy printing services are usually easy to find and not expensive. Obtain a good quality xerox colour copy of your photo...say A3 or A4 paper size.

2) Go to a craft supply shop and get some removable double sided tape, fine pair of scissors and a nice sheet of paper or a picture for the background. 

3) Carefully cut the kitty out - be sure to maintain the spikey fur around the edges.

4) Now you only need a couple of pieces of the double sided sticky tape to simply position the kitty on the background.

5) Finally get a full page colour photocopy of your finished masterpiece. Either laminate or frame the copy and/or original.

 

Good luck ! :)



#3 PhoenixRising23

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Posted 23 July 2015 - 08:58 AM

Thanks i was hoping for someone to have fun with the image, and do it as an example. If you could id appreciate it!

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Posted 23 July 2015 - 07:35 PM

Fluid Mask to take out the background and Serif PhotoPlus to crop the image.

 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/kd2sk238ig2egst/Kitten.png?dl=0

 

Not convinced its an image worth using though !

 

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