Advice 1: How to make a transparent background logo

Unlike most types of images feature the use of logos that they often have to apply as one of the design elements of hypertext or paper documents. The logo in the documents element dependent, it is necessary to incorporate into the existing design, so it is advisable to have his image on a transparent background. Such pictures are easy to create in Adobe Photoshop.
How to make a transparent background logo
You will need
  • Graphic editor Adobe Photoshop.
Instruction
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If the logo has yet to paint, get started with creating a transparent background layer. To do this, run Photoshop, create a new document - hit Ctrl + N or select the menu called "File" the item "Create". In the properties window of the new document, set the width and height corresponding to the size of the logo. In the drop-down list of "background Contents" choose "Transparent" and click OK.
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Leave blank transparent background layer, and start working on the elements of the logo create a new layer. The easiest way to do copying is the only layer - press Ctrl + J. you Can, of course, do it by all the rules - call dialog on the screen create a new layer, to ask him a personal name, color coded in the list, set the transparency options. This dialogue is called by pressing the combination of "hot keys" Shift + Ctrl + N or by selecting "Layer" in the subsection "New" section of the "Layers" menu of the editor.
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The process of creating a logo is not considered in this article, and when it is completed, save the output to a file of one of the graphic formats that support transparency. You can use the two option dialogs save. One of them is called by Shift + Ctrl + S or selecting "Save as" under "File" menu of Photoshop. In this dialogue you need to select format CompuServe Gif or Png from the dropdown list "files of Type". In addition to the extension, specify a name and location to save the logo file, and then click "Save".
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Another option of the save dialog allows to choose the optimal ratio of quality to file size. Open it using the key combination Shift + Ctrl + Alt + S or select the line "Save for Web and devices" under "File" menu of the editor. Here to set the Gif format, Png-8 or Png-16 should be in the drop-down list placed in the upper right corner of the form. After that, adjust quality settings and click "Save".
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If you need make transparent background of an already existing logo, but after the second step upload the second layer image. To do this, open the menu "File" and then click "Submit". In the dialog that opens, browse to and select the logo file, and then click "Submit".
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Turn the tool "Magic wand" by clicking the corresponding icon on the toolbar or by pressing W. Move the pointer to each fragment of the background of the logo, click it, right-click and delete by pressing the Delete button. When this procedure is finished, save the result using one of the methods described in the third and fourth steps.

Advice 2 : In Gimp to remove the background

Removing background from a portrait or photograph of the object is performed if it is the clutter, or if you need to move the object on another background. To carry out this operation with raster graphics editor such as GIMP.
In Gimp to remove the background
Instruction
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Be sure to make a backup copy of the original image (or save it under a different name and then proceed with modifications).
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To remove the background first method, select the snipping tool. They circle along the contour of the object around which you want to remove the background. Closing the loop, adjust the position of its points, and optionally add a new, intermediate position which is also correct. Then hit the middle of the object, and the path becomes solid, and the points will disappear.
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Copy a selected object by pressing Ctrl+C. Create a new image of a size such that the object he had placed. Select the desired color of the background. Paste the clipboard contents by pressing Ctrl+V. Select the instrument "Rectangular selection" and click on any point outside the contour. Then save the result under this name, which is still there. Similarly, you can paste the clipboard contents into the existing picture with the background. Do not forget to deselect move object with the arrow keys to the desired location.
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You can do without creating a new image. To do this, click "edit" then click "Invert selection". The object will no longer be highlighted, but so will the background. To remove it, the old version of GIMP, press Ctrl+K new - Ctrl+X. After this select the desired color of the background and do the "Image" - "flatten image".
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Removal of the background by the second method instead of the snipping tool use the Eraser tool. Select the desired color of the background, and then set the diameter of the eraser to be easy to erase the background around the object. Clearing the space around him, the remaining sections of background remove using the tool "Rectangular selection" and the key combination Ctrl - +K (or Ctrl+X). Slide image as described above.
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Now, to move the object to another background, select the tool "Magic wand" and click anywhere in the background around the object. Then make an operation "Selection" - "Invert selection". Press Ctrl+C. Open the file with a different background, insert the object by pressing Ctrl+V, turn the instrument "Rectangular selection", correct the position of the object with the arrow keys, and then tap anywhere on the background. Save the result under a different name.
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