Step 1

Make a new image in PSP.

Step 2

Click Flood Fill, and if you don’t have the small ‘Tool Options’ box open, right click Flood Fill and select ‘Tool Options’.

Step 3

Go to the colour palette and click the tiny black arrow, then select ‘Gradient’ and pick colours to use.

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Step 4

This is what my image looks like so far:

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Step 5

Click Retouch, and copy these settings in your ‘Tool Options’ box.

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Step 6

Now simply draw over your image, making whatever pattern you like.

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