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Example of Decal Mask

  1. Start with a decal image.
    Decal_Mask_1.gif
    Change the colors in the file, using image editing software such as Paint Shop™ Pro®, to create the mask file. The result is to be:
    • Areas to be retained - white
    • Areas to be ignored - black
    It may be necessary to set some areas to an intermediate color. For example, if any area of the image is black or white, you can set it to a color not found in the decal (the white background is set to gray in this example).
    Decal_Mask_2.gif
  2. Now change all the colors to be retained to white, then change the background to black.
    Decal_Mask_3.gif
    Applying a decal without a mask results in the background appearing in the image.
    Decal_Mug_No_Mask.jpg
    The decal is applied with an image mask.
    Decal_Mug_Masked.jpg


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