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Post#1 by gnerd » 19 Aug 2017, 15:50


Is there a way to turn a photo into a silhouette? If so is there a tutorial anyone knows of?
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Post#2 by Ella » 19 Aug 2017, 16:29


I found a few video tutorials, Nancy. Hope they are what you meant by a silhouette.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5yZaIBD2dQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFo66ygd0Fc
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Post#3 by RJKD » 19 Aug 2017, 16:34


Just a quick way (if I'm understanding correctly) open the image, go > Image > mode > Grayscale - then adjust to your wishes - Colors > curves and/or Levels.
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Post#4 by Conbagui » 19 Aug 2017, 17:19


Right on! RJKD. I concur with RJKD, make sure the object or person is on a transparent background. Otherwise you will have a totally black image.
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Post#5 by gnerd » 20 Aug 2017, 19:51


Thank you so much Ella, RJKD, and Eddie for help!!
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