Zany Coal Background
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This tutorial is intended for beginners to learn how to make a background. If you have any questions, please feel free to Email me.
Remember to save as a psp file often!
Download Eye Candy 5: Nature
This tutorial is written at the request of my friend Moomaw/Cathy. These are her settings.
1. Open new, transparent image, size = 150 x 150 pixels.
2. Flood-fill it with black
3. Effects > Plugins > Eye Candy 5 Nature > Ripples
If you have the preset, click on Zany Coal
If you don't have the preset, use these settings:
Click on the basic tab. Ripple Generator=Raindrops, Number of raindrops = 1, ripple wavelength = 45.29, time = 43.73, random wave amplitude = 91, random wave wavelength = 0.10, refraction = 38, CHECK draw outside selection, Random seed = 6376.
Click on the Lighting tab. Direction= 60, Inclination = 60, highlight brightness = 50, highlight size = 30, highlight color = white (#ffffff), Reflection map = select from Beach.png, Reflection Strength = 50.
4. Effects > Image Effects > Seamless Tiling. Corner, Bidirectional, Horizontal & Vertical = 0, Transition = 100, Linear.
5. Now save as a JPEG. File > Export > JPEG Optimizer.
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