How to create lines.

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This is what the pattern looks like over a picture

this is what it looks like on text.

Use these settings.. to get to this screen go to File>New

click on the hand tool right above your forground and background colors.

now click on fit screen.

Then you use your pencil tool..

if you can't find it then right click on your brush tool and you'll find it.

draw a diagonal line like so...

now go to Edit>define pattern

now to add lines to your photo... just open up a picture... click on your paintbucket tool.

go to the top and set foreground to pattern

now simply create a new layer and click on your picture.. Change the opacity if the lines are to dark.

to add the pattern to your text go here.

Tutorial Comments

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it only gave me one little line

By til3rr on Dec 27, 2008 3:36 am

oh my gosh! thanks so much!

By liviia on Dec 3, 2008 3:35 pm

OMGG Thank YOU!!!!!!

By MoonlightxDesigns on Aug 24, 2008 2:54 pm

Sweet. EshaTM, scanlines are just for images though. I assume for the text it's simply called ..."little ants" :shrugs:

By missagonyx on Jul 9, 2008 2:02 am


By aleysha on Jul 7, 2008 1:11 pm

really cool

By JRock-Layouts-and-Graphics on Jul 4, 2008 6:45 pm

this is called scanlines

By EshaTM on Jul 4, 2008 9:46 am

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Author smashedcodes View profile
Submitted on Jul 2, 2008
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Reviewer manny-the-dino View profile
Approved on Jul 2, 2008

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