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1)Lines.

a)Open a new 7x7 pixels,(res:72)transparent image and zoom all the way in.
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b)Make sure your colors are set to default.Select the Pencil tool and set it at 1px.
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c)Go back to your 7x7 document and make this:
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d)Then go to edit>>define pattern.Name it lines.Open a random pic, make a new layer.Go to edit>>fill>>pattern and choose your pattern.Lower the opacity a little and heres what it'll look like (haha Nacho Libre!)
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2)Squares

a)make a 9x9 transparent document,(res:72) zoom all the way in.

b)Make sure your colors are set to default.Select the Pencil tool and set it at 1px.
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c)go back to your document and make this:
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d)Then go to edit>>define pattern.Name it squares.Open a random pic, make a new layer.Go to edit>>fill>>pattern and choose your pattern.Lower the opacity a little and heres what it'll look like:
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3)Grids

a)make a 9x9 transparent document,(res:72) zoom all the way in.

b)Make sure your colors are set to default.Select the Pencil tool and set it at 1px.
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c)go back to your document and make this:
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d)Then go to edit>>define pattern.Name it grids.Open a random pic, make a new layer.Go to edit>>fill>>pattern and choose your pattern.Lower the opacity a little and heres what it'll look like:
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Ofcourse theres lots of other things you can do, just experiment with shapes and colors.Have fun!

Tutorial Comments

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u can use 'overlay'instead of changing the opacity. ^^ it'll become prettier.

By snowblossom on Sep 5, 2009 11:44 pm

ahhhhhhhhh!!! help when i zoom in it stays like a white blank backround and its transparent and square pixel..help!

By bethebullet1 on Jul 21, 2009 6:52 pm

this is awesoooome!

By xfelony on Apr 6, 2008 5:48 pm

awesoooome! [=

By xfelony on Mar 30, 2008 9:10 pm

Thanks so much for this tutorial.Am new to photoshop & was wondering how to get the same effects i was doing in psp ;)

By soursherbert on Jan 25, 2008 4:10 am

that's amazing, i've been wanting to do this for the longest time. :]]] thanks bunches.

By emolo45 on Aug 24, 2007 5:40 pm

THATS FUN.

By ShaBen on Jul 2, 2007 3:20 pm

thanks. iv'e been looking for a tutorial like this. :]

By x cHiNiTa on Jul 24, 2006 1:59 pm

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Submitted on Jul 15, 2006
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