Cropping/ Cutting Out Complex Images - Paint Shop Pro (PSP) 7 Tutorial

With this cropping complex images Paint Shop Pro (PSP) tutorial, you can crop(cut out)almost anything, no matter how difficult. This tutorial was written for Paint Shop Pro (PSP), but can probably be used for other versions as well.

Tutorial - Step 1 Cropping/ Cutting Out Images - Paint Shop Pro (PSP) tutorial

Select the freehand selection tool , then the point to point setting to give you more control.





Tutorial - Step 2 Cropping/ Cutting Out Images - Paint Shop Pro (PSP) tutorial

Zoom in so you can see what you want to cut, then single click around the edges until you have completed the selection, and then double click to end it. IF you are having troubles with jagged edges, go to selections | Adjust | Contract, and enter "1". Then go to selections | adjust | feather, and enter a value from "1" to "3". You can experiment with these values to get the cleanest edge.





Tutorial - Step 3 Cropping/ Cutting Out Images - Paint Shop Pro (PSP) tutorial

Now copy the image (Ctrl-C), and then paste it (Ctrl-L) onto the background you want.





Tutorial - Step 4 Cropping/ Cutting Out Images - Paint Shop Pro (PSP) tutorial

You have now just changed the background of an image! Use the eraser to clean it up if you want. Happy Cutting!

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