This is useful if your image is poor quality or you cut something out that wasn’t very straight. See how jagged this image is around the edges?

Erasing Jagged Edges Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 1

Open up the image you want to edit in PSP.

Step 2

Click Retouch. If you don’t have the ‘Tool Options’ box up, right-click the retouch icon and select ‘Tool Options’. Match your settings to mine:

Erasing Jagged Edges Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 3

Go to the edge of the person, or area you want to get rid of the jagged edges on, and click and hold down the left mouse button whilst dragging it around the person/area. It should fade and the edges become softened. If you do anything wrong, just go to ‘Edit’ > ‘Undo’. You might like to soften the middle of the person/area slightly too if the quality isn’t that good. See how it’s looking better already?

Erasing Jagged Edges Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 4

To make it even better, follow my ‘Softening Glow’ tutorial. This is my final result:

Step 5

Once you’re happy with the image, save.