Face on face.

  Linkslade 12:23 02 Oct 2012
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I realise that this problem can be overcome by using photo editing software but my question is can it be done using MS Paint?

I am trying to superimpose one face over another on a photograph. After cropping the face I wish to paste over, the face still has it's background around it. Is there a facility in Paint that will allow me to just take the outline of the face only?

  northumbria61 13:18 02 Oct 2012

Is this what you are looking for? enter link description here

  northumbria61 13:20 02 Oct 2012

And more info here enter link description here It appears that MS Paint is NOT the ideal program for your purpose.

  northumbria61 13:22 02 Oct 2012

Sorry just noticed - that last link info is 5yrs old. I don't use MS Paint so I can't say if anything has improved with the program since then.

  Woolwell 13:27 02 Oct 2012

I don't use Paint but to do what you want I would use a specialised photo editing program that allows you to select an area and preferably uses layers.

  lotvic 13:43 02 Oct 2012

Having had a quick look (but not got time at mo' to try it out) it should be possible to paste the face with a transparent background into a different image, look in Paint's Help menu, Contents - Work with Pictures - explore the various options.

But there are so many free programs much more suited to do it, it doesn't seem worthwhile sticking to Windows Paint.

  Linkslade 18:31 02 Oct 2012

Thanks for your replies fellas.

Tried the first link without success. Now feel that downloading free software is the best way to go.

Thanks to all.

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