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Backgrounds - Gingham
Created by: Kawliga

Creating a gingham background.
 
Open a new image:
20x20 pixels
Background = white
 
Select the Zoom Tool.
Zoom in on your image 3 or 4 times until you can see clearly.
 
Double-click your Selection tool, set the coordinates at:
Left = 0
Right = 10
Top = 0
Bottom = 10
to select the top left corner.
 
Select the Floodfill tool:
Blend mode = Normal
Match mode = None
Tolerance = n/a
Opacity = 100
 
Set foreground and background styles to Solid Color (click on the arrows in the style boxes and choose the icon on the left) and textures to None (click into the texture boxes and choose the icon on the right); then click into your style boxes and set foreground color to Red = 207, Green = 207, Blue = 255, background color to Red = 231, Green = 231, Blue = 255.
 
Click into the selection to fill it with the foreground color.
 
Double-click your Selection tool again, set coordinates at:
Left = 10
Right = 20
Top = 0
Bottom = 10
to select the top right corner.
 
      Select the Floodfill tool again, leave the settings as are, but this time right-click into your selection to fill it with the background color.
 
Double-click your Selection tool once more, set coordinates at:
Left = 0
Right = 10
Top = 10
Bottom = 20
to select the bottom left corner.
 
      Select your Floodfill tool and again right-click into the selection to fill it with your background color.
 
Some variations of color combinations:
Foreground color:   Background color:
RGB (206, 255, 231) & RGB (231, 231, 255)
RGB (0, 0, 123) & RGB (0, 0, 57)
RGB (0, 82, 82) & RGB (0, 41, 41)
RGB (198, 255, 198) & RGB (231, 255, 231)
RGB (255, 255, 173) & RGB (255, 214, 214)
RGB (57, 0, 57) & RGB (24, 0, 24)
RGB (49, 49, 0) & RGB (24, 24, 0)
RGB (255, 255, 132) & RGB (255, 255, 198)