Pepper
tutorial by Whisper

This tutorial was created and put on this site on September 10, 2003.
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For this tutorial you will need:
Paint Shop Pro 8  ~ download a trial version.

Open a new image:
400 x 400 pixels
Transparent
Raster background
16.7 Million colors

 

Flood fill with a dark brown, I am using #1D1815.

Texture effects > Texture > these settings:
Grainy bumps
73%
Smoothness 5
Depth 92
Ambiance 39
Shininess 19
Color #EBEBEB
Angle 315
Intensity 50
Elevation 30

Noise
Uniform
50%
Monochrome checked

Adjust > Add/Remove noise > Texture Preserving Smooth > 46 > ok.

Adjust > Sharpness > Sharpen.

This texture is not seamless but pretty darned close.
I would not make it seamless for using it with the pepper shaker.

Save this "tile" for use later.

Onto the Diner Salt & Pepper Shaker tutorial!