This tutorial is written for Paint Shop Pro Version 6.0 and will guide
you through the creation of the patterned background you see
on this page.
combinations are limited only by your own preferences however I used
two very different colors so that the pattern would be obvious.
Eye Candy 3.01
is a simple tutorial and does not require the use of layers unless
you feel you would like to change or save each step individually.
up your Paint Shop Pro window with two colors of your choice. For this
tut I've used:
R=138 G=84 B=116 (mauvey color) as the background color
R=162 G=193 B=196 (greenish color) as the foreground color
creates the basic composition of the image. In order for this to appear
to tile seamlessly when used you will need to remove a small area of the
edges as explained below.
tool Rectangular--->antialias unchecked.
a selection approx. 10-12 pixels from the edge of the image
Edit-->Paste as a new image.
I prefer this to the crop method however you can use that method if
all there is to that.
are several backgrounds already created for you. Your finished product
should look like this however it's also fun to experiment with the
different variations you can achieve by adjusting the filter settings.
that the pattern views a bit differently with different combinations
of colors. Have fun experimenting with the different color mixtures.