This tutorial was created and put on this site on December 29, 2001.
It is property of and 2001-2002 to Whisper's Web Works.
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For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 7 ~ download a trial version.
VM Filter ~ download here.
Simple's Filter ~ download here.

Open a new image:
200 x 200 pixels
Transparent
16.7 Million colors

Set your foreground to a dark color and your background to a light color.

I chose #677F42 and #FFFFFF.

In your top Styles box choose gradient and set it at:
#1 Foreground-Background
Angle 90
Repeats 1
Style Linear

Flood fill you graphic.

Effects > Plug-in Filters > VM Experimental > Magnetic Detection > default settings.
(Polarization 104, red, green & blue all 0 for black and 255 for white.)

Effects > Plug-in Filters > Simple > Diamonds.

Effects > Plug-in Filters > Simple > 4 Way Average.

That's all folks!

Other examples:


Done with red & pink.


Done with blue & yellow.