Removing Backgrounds Using Masking Techniques

In a previous article, we looked at some ways for using PowerPoint’s Set Transparent and Remove Background features to isolate and remove objects from their backgrounds. And for most common image extractions, you’ll find either tool does a great job. But then there are times when you’ll need a more creative solution.

Not all backgrounds are created equal

Admittedly, PowerPower might not make be the first tool designers at ILM reach for, but don’t tell the Articulate community that. They keep finding creative ways to isolate, remove, reshape and extract images using PowerPoint basic tools.

Here are two more ways to remove backgrounds:

Stephanie shows us how to use Paste Special to remove a background:

Montse uses shapes and picture fills to select and remove backgrounds:

Post written by David Anderson

David Anderson