So, I have removed the background of the logo for my site, but the background of my site is a dark grey. As a result, the logo has a white border around it that looks messy. I use GIMP for editing and I'm not sure how I could remove the outline without spending hours removing each pixel. Thanks.

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I like to create some shapes outside problematic area and changes the stroke/fill to background:

Outside -

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Inside -

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Result (1 min work) -

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  • Wow, that looks amazing. Would you charge to complete it? Thanks. – HarryK Oct 10 '14 at 16:05
  • works nice for the logo, but how would you do the type? – Vincent Oct 10 '14 at 16:12
  • @Vincent The type is for whatthefont and replacement of course... – Ilan Oct 10 '14 at 16:20
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    @HarryK What do you mean charge? We don't look for clients here :) - try to identify the font and replace it... i.e. recreate the whole logo yourself :)) – Ilan Oct 10 '14 at 16:20
  • How do you create that outside shape like in that 1st image and what did you do right after that - you filled it? – user29318 Oct 10 '14 at 20:53

Try a combination of adding a inner stroke of 1-2 px, inner glow of 1-2 px and a inner shadow that's 1-2 px. All dark. This will make the inner edges of your logo dark - hence mix itself better with the background. This is a fix that works with your dark background.

If you need it for another colored background - make the effects in the same color. To make the logo workable for all kinds of backgrounds you must edit its edges better, and it may still not be smooth.

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