Pixlr.com - Tutorial #2 - Cutting Out an Image

Pixlr.com – Cutting Out an Image

This video tutorial demonstrates one method of cutting out the background of an image.  This technique is commonly employed to get rid of mismatched background colors in presentations.  It is a subtle, yet highly effective way to improve the aesthetics of your presentations.

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Notice the difference between the two images below.  The image on the left has a big white square background whereas the image on the right has a transparent background.

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Make sure you watch Tutorial #3 to learn how to save the image as a .PNG file to maintain transparency.