Pixlr X Tutorial

Change The Background Colors Of A Layer Quickly And Easily

A lot of you have been wondering how to go about changing the background colors of a layer; here’s a quick guide. Fire up Pixlr X in your browser, and let’s start off with selecting the layer you want to make changes to.

Here’s what you need to do:

  • Remove the background using our Cutout Tool set
  • In the Cutout tool sidebar, select ‘Extract as Layer
  • Click on Arrange and select ‘Background
  • Choose the colors in the picker and adjust as you see fit

If you’re still unsure or need a little assistance, check out the videos below to get a visual guide.

Removing the background

Changing the background colors

Explore more of our guides right here on our blog, like how you can cutout or add a background, or how to layer effects in Pixlr X.

Photo used in the tutorial video by Ian Dooley on Unsplash.

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