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How do I add a scanned signature to my photos?

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I've got a high-resolution scan of my signature, and am trying to figure out how to import it into my photos. I'd like to import it so that I can modify the size, color and location in the picture, and make the background transparent so that it blends in rather than have a block with my signature in it (if that makes sense). Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Hello Angler,

Welcome to Affinity Forums :)

Assuming you have scanned a black signature in a piece of paper, go to Filters ▸ Colours ▸ Erase White Paper to make it transparent, then on the bottom of the Layers panel. click on the Layer Effects button and choose Colour Overlay to be able to change the colour of the signature to whatever you want. To edit the colour later double-click the FX icon in front of the signature layer name to open the Layer Effects dialog again.

You can scale and position the signature, using the Move Tool (the black arrow in the toolbar). To position it just make sure the layer/signature is selected (click on it) and drag it to position wherever you want. To scale it click and drag one of the corner handles.

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