Add A Background To A Picture

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a) outline the object/person you want using the polygon tool.

b) right click, and select invert selection

c) now, select edit > stroke and fill, OR CTRL + B

d) check fill, and check fill pattern (you can check stroke if you want, it adds a border)
e) find the pattern you want in whatever folder, and click ok

final product!

Tutorial Comments

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TYSM! i needed this! *_*

By paajnub on Sep 11, 2009 7:14 pm

thank you!!! that was soooo easy!!!!

By MickeyDesigns on Dec 26, 2008 1:23 pm

omg im sooo gonna try this!!

By GOOFZ on Aug 29, 2008 10:45 pm

What is that font called?

By RissyMel on Aug 10, 2008 2:53 pm

i randomly get backgrounds, from photobucket, from sites, and more. I made the text at an angle.

By radicallyradd on Aug 3, 2008 9:42 pm

How did you put the text like that?

By Latish4 on Aug 3, 2008 4:08 am


By Latish4 on Aug 2, 2008 3:56 pm

where you get the backgrounds from?

By LexiFresh on Jul 28, 2008 10:28 am

this is also nice

By kimboxxkimi on Jul 19, 2008 6:30 pm

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Author radicallyradd View profile
Submitted on Jul 16, 2008
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Approved on Jul 18, 2008