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Old 07-01-2003, 01:13 AM   #1
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Paint Shop Pro work.

I have been using paintshop pro 7 for over a year now, and still dont know 2/3 of the cool tools on the thing. I would love some input on how to take a picture and use on image out of it. Like take a clown out of a shot? I love making things appear different than they really are. I got bored and did this using some tools on paintshop, I would love it if I could really do this. Can you count the fish.
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Or maybe you'd like two hammers, or two star polyp rocks with no fish?? I'll look and see if I've still got the colorizations I did of a B&W photo for a friend, years ago
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OK, here it is, this is a picture of a friend of mines mother when she was very youg, the pic was a B&W that had yellowed over the years. When I was done with it, I printed it for him and he gave it to her on her 70th birthday.
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nice work.. very professional, surprised you use Paintshop Pro and not Photoshop though.
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Old 07-01-2003, 09:20 AM   #5
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surprised you use Paintshop Pro and not Photoshop though.
I do use photoshop now, but at the time I did that pic, I didn't have photo shop, I had PSP 6, and that's what I used
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Wow that's great work! I wish I could do that. <jealousy>
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How did you capture just the hammer and not a perfect rectangle. That is all I know how to select and copy
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In PSP 7 there are two selection tools, one will look like a dotted rectangle the other will look like a lasso, on the dotted rectangle, it is shaped selections, in your tool options pallette you can choose what preformed shape you want to use, ie; rectangle, square, ellipse, circle, triangle, etc... With the lasso, you can choose from three different styles, free hand, point to point or smart edge. I used the free hand selection tool, traced a rough outline of the hammer, then used the clone tool, to clean it up a bit.
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Ok, I am still getting the hang of the clone tool. I dont get what it really does. Isnt it just suppose to take the color of one thing and use it as a brush?
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No, the clone tool clones something, you select a target area, a size, density, opaqueness etc...and then start painting with it, and it copies from the selection area. For instance, I could have copied the hammer with the clone tool, but I find when you use it like that, it is obviously fake. I didn't do the best job on yours, but I removed all the fish and copied the GSP and the Hammer in a bout 10 minutes.
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