How To: Use the paths and foreground select tool in GIMP

Use the paths and foreground select tool in GIMP

For anyone looking to edit a picture with one or more persons down to just a single person in the picture, you can use GIMP. This video tutorial goes over how to utilize the paths (or pen) tool and foreground select tool. The paths tool allows a person to select a part of an image to create a series of lines, or paths, that allow you to create a path around whatever you want to select in a picture. This item can then be moved and copied to a completely different photo. The foreground select tool is useful when you have a photo where the subject is distinctly separate from the background of the photo. You simply click on the tool and outline the subject of the photo to select and remove this image to paste it to another photo.

Want to master Microsoft Excel and take your work-from-home job prospects to the next level? Jump-start your career with our Premium A-to-Z Microsoft Excel Training Bundle from the new Gadget Hacks Shop and get lifetime access to more than 40 hours of Basic to Advanced instruction on functions, formula, tools, and more.

Buy Now (97% off) >

Other worthwhile deals to check out:

Join the Next Reality AR Community

Get the latest in AR — delivered straight to your inbox.

Be the First to Comment

Share Your Thoughts

  • Hot
  • Latest