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Removing background color doesn't work!

Feb 11, 2014, 00:24
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Removing background color doesn't work!
I followed the steps according to this to change the blue background color in this picture to pure white and it just breaks apart.
Does anyone know how to do that?
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Feb 11, 2014, 10:16 (This post was last modified: Feb 11, 2014 10:23 by iForStyle007.)
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RE: Removing background color doesn't work!
Here's my try at it, the final result is scaled down to fit on my 17" screen, but you will get a similar effect all on the same layer using a mask (good for simple pictures).

This little gif animation is a quick tutorial on how I did it (all steps).
1. Duplicate image layer
2. Threshold (try to get a solid black / white threshold)

*NOTE: I ran into a problem with the bottom half of the green circle,
- So you need to reduce layer opacity & carefully paint the bottom curve white.

3. Fuzzyselect fuzzy select(wand) the black part (background)

4. Delete or hide(eye) the duplicated layer & select original image layer in layers window.

5. Colors > Levels...
- "Output Levels" (pull black triangle to right) (see gif) click ok
6 Select > None.

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