Here's what I did (using GIMP ver. 2.6.8)
1. Clicked "Scissors Select Tool"
2. Traced the outside of the object I wanted.
3. Clicked "Edit -> Copy
4. Clicked "Edit -> Paste as -> New Image
On 01/23/2010 12:11 PM, Martin Nordholts wrote:
> BGP wrote:
>> I have an image that I want to cut a part out of to use as a separate
>> image. The shape of the area I want to cut out and use is
>> irregular. How can I cleanly cut out that part and copy it as a
>> seperate image?
> Select the part you want to copy, then Edit -> Copy, then Edit ->
> Paste as -> New Image
> To select irregular shapes, try the Free Select Tool and the quick mask.
> / Martin
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