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I did the whole select colour -> fill colour thing but all the edges are frayed, how to fix this.

Also tried the colour exchange mapping, didn't work so well.

https://imgur.com/a/5b6sg0A

  • Hi. Welcome to GDSE. Have your tried increasing the threshold setting, to get a better selection? The fraying of the edges may be impossible to fix however, since you are making a selection of pixels. Ultimately, GIMP probably isn't the right kind of software for work like this. Consider using a vector image editor, such as Inkscape, which is also free. – Billy Kerr Oct 16 '18 at 9:56
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There are several ways to clean a selection:

  • To remove small holes and dents in a selection, you can try Select>Grow by one/two pixels followed by Select>Shrink by the same amount.
  • Select>Feather followed by Select>Sharpen, or using the "quick mask" by adding contrast (which gives softer edges)
  • Select>To path followed directly by Select>From path (you can also edit the path in between, and remove some anchors)

For more specific recommendations, please post an extract of the original image.

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