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Offline Aussie Carolyn

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Tiled clone background ideas and settings
« on: July 13, 2011, 07:09:05 AM »
I have added this topic thanks to Susan getting a few of us hooked on pattern fills using tiled clones.
Susan has a blog post and video showing the steps http://papasuecreative.blogspot.com/201 ... color.html
As there are so many possibilities I thought it would be good if members added any good combination they discover while designing.
All you have to do is take a screenshot of any settings used so we can use the same settings with our own images.
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« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2011, 07:37:28 AM »
The following patterns are not very exciting but I have added them to show how different a pattern can look by changing setting in Shift.
Symmetry for all of the following was set at P1 Simple Translation.
The only tab where setting were changed was Shift.

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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings.
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2011, 07:47:06 AM »
Screenshots of the settings I used to get alternating opposite colours.
I show two examples so you can see the effect, to me it looks like you get colours on the opposite side of the colour wheel.
- Before I created the tiled clones I unset the fill colour.
- I used P1 Simple Translation.
- Settings were only changed in the Color tab.
- I used the same setting in Color for Hue, Saturation and Lightness.
- The only change between the two screenshots is the initial colour selected.
You may notice I have the settings at S (Saturation) at 2% this is not essential. It is the 50/50 setting at H (Hue) that gives this result.

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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings.
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2011, 08:07:01 AM »
The next three examples only have changes made at Alternate in the Color tab.
- Before I created the tiled clones I unset the fill colour.
- I used P1 Simple Translation.
- Settings were only changed in the Color tab.
- I used the same setting in Color for Hue, Saturation and Lightness.
- I changed which boxes where ticked in Alternate, see screenshots for the result.

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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings.
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2011, 08:10:33 AM »
WOW Gotta find time to do this
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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings.
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2011, 08:37:33 AM »
Last example from me tonight.
The following two screenshots are to show the difference when L (Lightness) settings are changed.
Once again I unset the fill colour before creating the tiled clones
I set selected the colour at initial color in the Color tab.
The screenshots clearly show the difference in the lightness as some of the colours are too light to see clearly in the second screenshot.

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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings.
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2011, 09:10:05 AM »
Oh my, Carolyn, you have been busy!  Thanks very much for these examples.  I shall definitely be trying them out myself.

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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings.
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2011, 10:47:35 AM »
Oh Carolyn they are fantastic ,   thank you so much for that .      1 thing though how do i take a snapshot of my screen ?  :?  :roll:  :oops:
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Tiled clone background ideas and settings.
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2011, 05:40:52 PM »
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Oh Carolyn they are fantastic ,   thank you so much for that .      1 thing though how do i take a snapshot of my screen ?  :?  :roll:  :oops:

There are many ways you can take a screenshot and we all have our preferred method. I have Windows 7 and use the Snipping Tool. If you have Windows 7 or Vista Premium / Business the Snipping Tool can be found in accessories.

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There are free programs to download that take snapshots of screen images and hopefully someone can recommend a program for you if you don't have the snipping tool in your version of Windows.

It is also possible to print the screen using the keyboard. Some computers you can just press the key PRT SC or like my laptop I press the FN (Function) key and the PRT SC key to capture the entire screen. However, the captured image needs to be pasted into a program such as Irfanview.

If you have a Mac computer, PapaSue should be able to help.
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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2011, 09:32:07 AM »
I found it Carolyn ,    i dont usually touch anything like that incase i mess my machine up  :oops: but i now know how to use it ,  yes i have windows 7 , the things you have taught me is fantastic .

thanks again you are a love for letting me know .

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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings
« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2011, 09:00:03 AM »
I figured it out, or at least I got closer to getting the spacing I wanted.

Two objects, union together
duplicated and aligned, I used 5 for my paper.  

Then Tiled clones with these settings.  You see that I used size to be 10x10, well I didn't get exactly 10x10 but close.  I use "inches" so maybe mm would be better, don't know about that.
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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2014, 10:44:12 PM »
Hi all
was wandering around the forum and came across this thread from a while back

Susan - I tried the link to your blog but I think you may have moved or deleted it - do you by chance still have your original lesson

I can created tiled clones but the whole spacing and changing colour fascinates me

Thanks
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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2014, 08:08:00 AM »
Quote from: newbiecat
Hi all
was wandering around the forum and came across this thread from a while back

Susan - I tried the link to your blog but I think you may have moved or deleted it - do you by chance still have your original lesson

I can created tiled clones but the whole spacing and changing colour fascinates me

Thanks
Pandora  :?:

Pandora, this was one of the last videos I did before my brain stopped talking to my hands and mouth and I took down the original blog.  The video is still on You tube at and along with the post I did above with another design it should get you by.

Let us know how you do and what you create!  So nice to have activity on this forum!
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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings
« Reply #13 on: May 26, 2014, 12:37:12 AM »
So not really what I set out to create but playing around I came up with this and use it as a stencil

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Being a gadget freak I discovered that there is an attachment which allows you to airbrush using your copics - one slighty mad bid on ebay and now I have a compressor the adaptor for my copics -  now everything I make ends up being a stencil to play with !
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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings
« Reply #14 on: May 27, 2014, 08:39:23 AM »
Pandora, I can use the bubble file…tks.  I was at the craft store yesterday and saw your new gadget and I'm waiting, waiting, waiting to see what you do with it….looks like it could be really fun.
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Re: Tiled clone background ideas and settings
« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2014, 02:00:16 PM »
Hi Susan
Answer is I spent a great deal of time playing and not really achieved too much as yet - just started a new contract today - left home at 5.30am and got back thanks to the very miserable rain and a lot of accidents on the motorways at 7.56 - sometimes I hate digital clocks !   it is always so exact - anyhow cooked dinner - had a glass of wine and the world feels better.  Will try and get around to taking some pictures - it is quite interesting there are quite a few videos of how to use the new copic system and not too many showing results - part of the problem is that it is far less exact than air brushing with a normal airbrush - still I have experimented and will continue once I get to the weekend again - hopefully

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