Flip Frame Background
tutorial by Whisper

This tutorial was created and put on this site on July 2, 2003.
It is property of and 2001-2003 to Whisper's Web Works.
Please do not copy or place this tutorial or any of the graphics on any site,
email or elist without written permission directly from me. If you would like to share the url for this tutorial, you may do so without writing for permission, but I always welcome a "who, where" email.  Thank you.

This tutorial is written for v8 of PSP but you should have no problem using another version.

For this tutorial you will need:
Paint Shop Pro  ~ download a trial version.

Open a new image:
100 x 100 pixels
Transparent
Raster background
16.7 Million colors

Set your colors to two colors, one light one dark, I am using #6D2D2B and #F1DBDB.

Set your foreground to gradient, Foreground-Background, Linear, Angle and Repeats 0.

Flood fill your image with the gradient.

Adjust > Add/Remove noise > Add noise > these settings:
(In v7 it would be Effects > Noise > Add > uniform, 26%.)
Uniform
26%
Monochrome checked

Selections > Select all.

Selections > Modify > Contract > 5 > ok.

Image > Flip.

Second time.... Selections > Modify > Contract > 5 > ok.

Image > Flip.

Third time.... Selections > Modify > Contract > 5 > ok.

Image > Flip.

Fourth time.... Selections > Modify > Contract > 5 > ok.

Image > Flip.

Once more for a total of five... Selections > Modify > Contract > 5 > ok.

Image > Flip.

Selections > select none.

Effects > Reflections effects > Kaleidoscope > these settings:
All settings at 0, except Number of petals 6 or 8
Repeat selected
(this is a v8 only option)

6 Petals 8 Petals

That's all to it!

 

Page 2 for examples made by my testers.

 

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