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
1
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.
2
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.
3
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".
4
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".
5
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".
6
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: How to make transparent background in Paint

By free graphics editor Paint.net you can create collages, process images and cut out objects from pictures. To remove the background image in different ways.
How to make transparent background in Paint
Instruction
1
Start Paint.net. In the menu "File" click "Open" and specify the path to the image. If you chose a picture with a uniform background, it is convenient to use the "Magic wand". Click the folder icon on the toolbar or press S on the keyboard.
2
In the properties pane, specify the sensitivity of the sticks. The higher the sensitivity, the lower the selectivity of this instrument. I.e., with sensitivity of 100%, you select the whole picture with small details. With sensitivity of 5% will be allocated to a very small area. Select the appropriate value for this parameter and click the background. A portion of the image will be outlined with a dotted line.
3
Click Delete to Delete the selected area. The background will be transparent. Click the plot of a different shade that you want to remove, and hit Delete again.
4
You can do otherwise. In the properties panel, open the list "select Mode" and tick the "Add (Union)". In turn, click the mouse on the fragments of the image that you want to delete, then click Delete - the selected plots will be removed immediately.
5
If the background is colorful, you can use the Eraser tool. Click the appropriate icon on the toolbar or press the letter E on the keyboard. In the properties panel, specify the diameter of the eraser. If you want to feather the border erase, choose "Smoothing" are allowed in the list to the right of the window "Width".
6
Remove the background eraser, if necessary, changing the width of the tool. To remove small fragments use the "Magic wand".
7
If you want to create your own pattern on a transparent background in menu "File" choose "save" and double-click on the layer "Background" in the layers panel. In the new window uncheck the box next to "Visible".
Note
Save drawings with a transparent background is needed in png, gif, or pdn. In jpg/jpeg format transparent background looks like white.
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To undo a failed step, press Ctrl_Z. To deselect, use Ctrl+D
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