PaintShop Pro 2021: How to Fill cutout Shapes and Text with images

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On the Edit tab

Open a copy of the image you want to use as a fill. (Filling cutout Shapes with images)

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On the Tools toolbar, choose one of the following tools you prefer:

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On the Tool Option palette, set the options for your shape.

In the image window, drag where you want to create the shape.

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On the Tool Options palette, click the Cutter Preview button Angel4_2021.PNG

A semi-transparent mode is activated that lets you preview the cutout. You can now adjust the position, size or rotation of the proposed cutout using the control handles for the object.

 

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On the Tool Options palette, click the Shape Cutter button Angel6_2021.PNG (it’s on the left side of Cutter preview)

The cutout is filled with the underlying imagery and is created a new file with a transparent background. A layer and mask is also created on the current image.

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Angel8_2021.PNGTo help determine the best size and position for the shape cutout, in the Layers palette, reduce the Opacity setting for the shape so that you can see the underlying image.

Open a copy of the image you want to use as a fill. (Filling cutout Text with images)

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On the Tools toolbar, select the Text tool and set the text you prefer:

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On the Tool Options palette, click the Cutter Preview button Angel4_2021.PNG

A semi-transparent mode is activated that lets you preview the cutout. You can now adjust the position, size or rotation of the proposed cutout using the control handles for the object.

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On the Tool Options palette, click the Shape Cutter button Angel6_2021.PNG  (it’s on the left side of Cutter preview)

The cutout is filled with the underlying imagery and is created a new file with a transparent background. A layer and mask is also created on the current image.

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Angel8_2021.PNGTo help determine the best size and position for the shape cutout, in the Layers palette, reduce the Opacity setting for the shape so that you can see the underlying image.

 

 

 

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