How to save a cut-out and use it later
Learn how to create cut-out images in Photo Studio that are ready to use in all your photomontages. This is handy for any images you regularly add to pictures, including logos and watermarks.
Step 1 – Open your background image
Open the photo that you want to add the cut-outs to, then click the Photomontage tab in the right-hand panel.
Step 2 – Cut out your foreground image(s)
In the My Cut-out images section of the Photomontage tab, click “Cut out“. Then select the image that you want to cut out from.
This photo opens in a new window. Now you can remove the background by highlighting it with the red “Background to erase” marker.
Tip: if any areas are removed by accident, highlight them with the green “Subject to keep” marker to bring them back.
- Once you’re happy with your image cut-out, click Save and add to the library
Back in the main Photo Studio workspace, you’ll notice that your new cut-out is now available in the My cut-out images section of the Photomontage tab. It will stay here unless you delete it. Repeat this process as many times as you like to build up a library of cut-outs to use in your photomontages.
Step 3 – Add your cutouts to the background
To add one of your cut-outs to the background image, simply drag and drop it onto the workspace.
- Use the image handles to arrange the cut-outs against the background.
- Adjust opacity to help the objects blend into the photo.
Remember that your cutouts are now saved in the My cutout images section, ready to use in your next photomontage.
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