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Making A Cable Knit Background For Your Web Pages Or Stationery In PSP
You will need PSP for this tutorial to get a free
You will also need the Plug-in Distort Filter for
You will also need the Plug-in Filter FM Tools for this
NOTE: Filters use a format originally designed
Disclamer: This is my own idea any similarity to
You may be able to adapt this tutorial for other
For a plain version with no pictures you may print
Cable Knit Background
1.) Open new Transparent image 200 x 200
2.) Go to Effects/Texture Effects/Blinds set at:
3.) Repeat 2 but this time un-check Horizontal,
4.) Go to Colors/Adjust Bright/Contrast with these settings:
5.) Go to Effects/Artistic Effects/Charcoal with these settings:
You now should have something like this.
6.) Go to Effects/Plug-in Filters/Distort/Toad's Pool II
7.) Go to Effects/Plug-in Filters/Simple/Quick Tile.
Now it's starting to look like a cable knit!
8.) Go to Effects/Artistic Effects/Black Pencil
9.) Go to Effects/Artistic Effects/Colored Edges
Note: If you are using PSP 6 skip this step because
10.) Go to Effects/Plug-in Filters/FMTools/Blend Emboss
11). Go to Effects/Plug-in Filters/FMTools/Seamless Tile
12). Go to Colors/Adjust/Bright/Contrast
13). Go to Layers/Merge/Merge All (flatten).
That's it you now can flood fill your background
Turn Your Cable Knit Tile Into A Granny Square Just By Adding One Step More.
14). Go to Effects/Plug-in Filters/Simple/Pizza Slice Mirror.
That's it you now have a crocheted looking
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