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Pretty and easy effect to make an image look like from TV.

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1. Open the photo you want to apply the effect on

2. Make the other file File/New (Wight:1 Height:2 Contents: Transparent)

3. Zoom the document in, use Pencil to colour the upper pixel black, leave the lower one transparent

4. Edit/Define pattern

5. Swich to the photo, make new layer and Edit/Fill/Pattern and find the one you have made

6. Decrease opacity to fit. e.g. 24%, or you can also try to change layer mode to Overlay.


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Submitted by Martin on 2006-03-02 17:26:00. Since then read 5201 times.
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Chris irvanovic AT hotmail DOT com said on 2006-04-16 13:21:40
Quothe: Switch to the photo i'm sorry i'm really nubish at this:P, but how do you switch to the photo? Grtz

rado rado AT t-tutorials DOT com said on 2006-04-16 21:03:52
hey chris, thats really simple! it means - switch to the foto - you focus to the open document with the foto. its easier to go to main menu Window - Document 1 (at the bottom, the name of the document with the picture)... if you still need help, mail me, ok?

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