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How can I create an empty bitmap?

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Joined: 2006-02-14


When I create a bitmap object, it is filled with Color.BLACK. How can I get a bitmap object that is empty? What I want is a bitmap where when I am done, it is transparent where I drew nothing and then I can overlay it on another bitmap.

Like a sprite in a game.

thanks - dave

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BufferedImage image = new BufferedImage(width, height, BufferedImage.TYPE_INT_ARGB);