This tutorial was created and put on this site on December 19, 2001.
It is property of and 2001-2002 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.

For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 7 ~ download a trial version.
Simple's Filter ~ download here.
A graphic of your choice or right click and save the one below.

I am not including any screen shots in this tutorial.

Open your image in PSP.

Image > Resize >
Pixel Size height & width 150
All layers Checked
Maintain aspect ratio UNchecked.

Set your background color to a light color of choice.
(For the above picture I chose #C69E42.)

Image > Add Borders >
Symmetric checked
8 in all boxes

Set your background color to a dark color of choice.
(For the above picture I chose #A64329.)

Image > Add Borders >
Symmetric checked
8 in all boxes

Effects > Geometric Effects > Ripple >
Amplitude  7
Wavelength  2
Horizontal & Vertical Centers 50

Effects > Texture Effects > Mosaic - Glass >
Columns & Rows 25
Glass Curvature 64
Edge Curvature 10
Grout Width 3
Grout Opacity 5

Effects > Geometric Effects > Twirl > -472

Effects > Plug in Filters > Simple > Blintz

If the tile is not quite seamless....

Effects > Plug in Filters > Simple > Quick Tile > Apply

All done!

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