Chapter 4Creating Backgrounds
If you’re looking to create a gradient background or a
realistic texture for use on your web page, you’ve come to the right place.
In this chapter, I’ll show you a stack of solutions for creating seamlessly
repeating backgrounds, realistic textures, and more!
Making a Seamless Tiling Background
Tiled backgrounds are a common design element on the Web. In
this solution, I’ll show you how to create a series of tiling backgrounds
that repeat seamlessly using any shape or pattern that you like.
Create a new Photoshop document and draw your shapes. In
, I’ve used some of the floral shapes
that come with Photoshop’s Custom Shape Tool (U
), and put each shape on its own layer so that I ...