First of all, let's make a stripe pattern that we will later paste in
We will make a pattern with the width of black 14 pixels, and the width of white 6 pixels as the sample.
|2. Make a new canvas with a size that the stripe pattern will just fit. 12 pixels wide and 24 pixels high.|
The canvas is too small to work on. Let's magnify the canvas.
Click on the percentage in the status bar at the bottom of Pixia window, and the list of magnifying ratio will pop up.
Choose 600% in the list.
Click "Loope" (Magnifier) icon in the tool bar, and Magnifier
window will pop up.
Click "Boundary" button, and grid will show. Change the ratio to "x 16".
Change the current color to Black, and make a frame with the size of 12 x 14 pixels.
Make another frame with the same width, 12 pixels, with 6 pixels apart from the first one toward the buttom.
Click "Close" button, and the window will close.
Click "SeedFill" icon in the tool bar, and click within the
top black rectangle.
With "Shift" key down, click within the second black rectangle.
Click "Fill" icon in the tool bar, and the white parts inside
the rectangles will change to black.
Click "Deselect" icon in the tool bar to release the selection.
With Shift key down, right-drag the size of 12 x 20 pixels.
Then the dragged area will be captured as current color.
Now open a new canvas to make a complete stripe pattern.
Click "New" icon in the tool bar, and open a new canvas with the size of the logo you would like to make.
The size of the sample at the top page is 480 x 200 pixels.
Click "Fill" icon in the tool bar. Now we got the canvas
filled with the desired stripe!
Please note that the height between the top edge of a black border and the bottom edge of another black border should be the height of the logo you will make.
Calculate a proper height of your text used in the logo.
Open another new canvas for text.
Make the height of the canvas bigger than the height of the text you decided.
Set the current color to Black.
Click "Text" icon in the tool bar, and the text setting dialog window will pop up.
Choose a font and a size that will fit in the canvas.
Check the options of "Bold" and "Smooth" and then click "Draw" button. The dialog will close.
|12. Now the text is shown in the canvas, with black and white reversed. Right-click the text and choose "Paste".|
|13. The text is now pasted in the canvas.|
Click "Rectangle" icon in the tool bar, and drag the exact text
area in the canvas. Then click "Selection" - "Trimming"
from the menu, and another new canvas with the exact size of the text.
Check the height of this canvas. It should be the same as the height of the text you decided (174 pixels). If not, resize the canvas to make the height 174 pixels as shown in 15.
Click "Image" - "Make resized duplicate" from the
Input "!74" in the box of "New Height", and click OK button.
|16. Here is the canvas with the text 17 pixels high.|
Let's make white margin around the text.
Click "Image" - "Make resized duplicate" from the menu.
Input the same figure in all the boxes of "Left", "Right", "Top", and "Buttom."
Here is the text with margin around it.
This will be the base canvas we will work on.
We no longer need other canvases except the complete stripe pattern that you got at 9, so you can close them.
This is a preparation we should do before pasting the stripe.
Let's mask the area other than text color.
Click "Image" - "Copy between Chanels."
Choose "Brightness" at origin, "Mask" at destination, and click "OK" button.
Try clicking "Image" button in the L-panel, and change to "Mask."
The canvas will change to "Mask" plane.
Magenta is the masked area.