Step 1

Open up a new image in Paint Shop Pro.

Step 2

Copy and paste the following image into PSP:

Checkerboard Pattern Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 3

Now get to your Patterns by following the image below:

Checkerboard Pattern Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 4

Find the checkered pattern, then click ‘Ok’ and click Flood Fill. Click your image and you’ll get a checkerboard background.

Step 5

You could vary it by changing the colours using my colourising tutorial, or selecting (Selection) then Flood Fill the squares.

Checkerboard Pattern Paint Shop Pro Tutorial