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Re: Iris Graphics (Tom)

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Iris Graphics (Tom)
  • From: "Sandra Barss" bardraj@hotmail.com
  • Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 06:14:12 -0600

Hi Tom

You were asking how I did those other pictures.  I modified the following 




>From: Thomas Abney <papatoms2@yahoo.com>
>Reply-To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
>To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
>Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Changing backgrounds (Tom and Mickey)
>Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 20:24:55 -0800 (PST)
>Thanks Sandra. I sure want to try that when I get time. How do you do the 
>rest on those nice pictures of yours? I like the green iris you all are 
>doing. Thats neat. Got to try that some time also.
>Town of Ozark MO  Zone 6a
>Sandra Barss <bardraj@hotmail.com> wrote:
>Have you tried the lasso tool (smart edge option) in PSP 8 yet Tom.  It
>works a lot better than
>the one in PSP 7.  That is the tool I use to cut out the irises...once cut
>out then you can
>place the iris on any background you want.
> >From: Thomas Abney <papatoms2@yahoo.com>
> >Reply-To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
> >To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
> >Subject: Re: [iris-photos] DAZZLING GOLD
> >Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 07:07:34 -0800 (PST)
> >
> >Hi Mickey,
> >
> >Sending the original here before it was cleaned up so you can compare. I
> >used Paint Shop Pro V8.1. It has a clone tool that you hold down, I think
> >the shift key and click on the area you want to copy and then release the
> >shift key and click where you want it to go. You have to recopy if you 
> >very far on the picture because it picks up unwanted things. Using the 
> >brush or paint brush you can increase or decrease the size of your brush 
> >go around objects. There are others on line here that are far better at
> >this than I am. May they will give there comments also.
> >
> >Tom
> >
> >Town of Ozark MO  Zone 6a
> >
> >Mickey Corley <mcorley@compuserve.com> wrote:
> >Message text written by INTERNET:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
> > >I cleaned up the background on this picture today.   Tom   Ozark MO 
> >6a<
> >
> >Tom,
> >
> >How'd you do that?  It looks like the iris photo was taken with that
> >background.
> >
> >I've done some background cleaning but only to repair old photos and
> >slides.  When it comes to the edges of objects I have a problem with it
> >being blurred.  I've never tried to replace the entire background - I'm 
> >sure IPhoto Plus (which I use) will do that.  I have several other photo
> >editing programs but have not installed them, nor used them.  What 
> >are you using?
> >
> >
> >Mickey Corley
> >Bethany, OK - Center of Oklahoma, USA
> >Zone 6/7
> >
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