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David Ashton
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David Ashton   5/28/2013 11:24:42 PM
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In the bottom one you could get him patting something incongruous like a lion or a unicorn or something? In the top one his legs are a bit dark but I'm sure you can find an app to fix that as well...?

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przem   5/30/2013 4:12:45 AM
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Clive, this is a standard function in Photoshop and its free cousin GIMP. You'd make a selection based on a shape or color, or select a shape to fill manually, switch to a different layer and paste another image using alpha transparency.

Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   5/30/2013 1:28:37 PM
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I know you can do this in Photoshop -- also in Paint.net -- but Photoshop costs way more than $2.99 and even though Paint.net is free it's pretty complicated (and I don't think it runs on an iPad). Things like Paint.net are full-blown graphics packages -- Image Blender focuses on one simple function that is easy and intuitive to use.

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David Ashton   5/31/2013 5:28:04 AM
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Both of them look a bit like you are floating in mid-air, possibly it's the lack of shadows??

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ost0   5/31/2013 8:12:33 AM
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Ive had just as much fun as you :) I've been playing with the "123d Catch" app.. Its a free 3d scanner, and you can also edit on web http://www.123dapp.com/catch Care for some chokolate cake? (scanned yesterday) http://www.123dapp.com/obj-Catch/Chocolate-cake/1477588

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ost0   5/31/2013 8:17:01 AM
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PS:3d viewer doesnt work with IE apparently

Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   5/31/2013 2:27:37 PM
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I think you're right -- if you knew the location of the light source in the background image, you could arrange the foreground image to have an appropriate shadow -- I'll have to play with this.

Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   5/31/2013 2:29:29 PM
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Very clever -- I'll have to look into this one further

Carolyn Hall Young
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Carolyn Hall Young   6/2/2013 1:47:17 AM
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Max, check out the amazing app, iColorama (for the iPad). The iPhone version is iColoramaS, but it really is best with the iPad real estate. The masking (with lots of choices of brush textures/opacity, and the blending functions are mind blowingly exceptional. A time little investment in learning the app will reward you greatly.

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Max The Magnificent   6/4/2013 12:56:04 PM
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Hi Carolyn -- I will do so -- thanks for the suggestion -- Max

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