Transparent Images Photoshop Tutorial

Programs Needed


  1. Open your image in Photoshop.
    Opaque image
  2. Go to Select > All.
  3. Go to Edit > Copy.
  4. Go to File > New > Blank File and change the Background Contents to Transparent.
  5. Click OK.
    Transparent image
  6. Go to Edit > Paste.
  7. Select the Magic Wand Tool Magic Wand Tool.
  8. Hold down Shift and click on the parts that you want to be transparent.
    Magic wand selected white areas
  9. Go to Edit > Cut.
    White areas deleted
  10. Go to File > Save For Web.
  11. Beside "Preset", select "GIF 128 Dithered".
  12. Make sure "Transparent" has a check mark next to it.
  13. Click the arrow next to "Matte" and select "None".
  14. Click OK.
  15. Type in your filename and save.

Transparent Image Example

Transparent image