How to Make a Textured Background on the iPad

Vertical Snapguide.

1k Views 36 Likes 5 Comments
How to Make a Textured Background on the iPad
24 Steps
Supplies
Embed
1
Download Inkpad for the iPad (Free)

Download Inkpad for the iPad (Free)

2
Also download Snapseed for the iPad (free)

Also download Snapseed for the iPad (free)

Recommended For You
3
Open Inkpad and tap the white plus to create a new document.

Open Inkpad and tap the white plus to create a new document.

4
Choose a size for your image. I chose 1024 x 768 because those are the dimensions of my iPad mini. Then, tap "Create."

Choose a size for your image. I chose 1024 x 768 because those are the dimensions of my iPad mini. Then, tap "Create."

5
Select the "Square tool" and a nice cream or tan color for it.

Select the "Square tool" and a nice cream or tan color for it.

6
Drag it over the entire canvas.

Drag it over the entire canvas.

7
Tap the "Send icon" at the top left of the app to save the image. Tap where it says "Add to photo album."

Tap the "Send icon" at the top left of the app to save the image. Tap where it says "Add to photo album."

8
Open the image in Snapseed and choose the "Vintage" filter.

Open the image in Snapseed and choose the "Vintage" filter.

9
Turn down the brightness by dragging a finger to the left on top of the image. Tap "Apply"

Turn down the brightness by dragging a finger to the left on top of the image. Tap "Apply"

10
Select the "Details" filter

Select the "Details" filter

11
Swipe right to increase sharpness. Dragging a finger up or down on top of an image changes the function of the filter. Drag up to switch to "Structure" mode.

Swipe right to increase sharpness. Dragging a finger up or down on top of an image changes the function of the filter. Drag up to switch to "Structure" mode.

12
Drag to the right to increase structure details. Tap "Apply."

Drag to the right to increase structure details. Tap "Apply."

13
Now tap "Save" to save the image to your camera roll.

Now tap "Save" to save the image to your camera roll.

14
This is the image.

This is the image.

15
Now you can use it for whatever. I am using it as a background for a Pages document.

Now you can use it for whatever. I am using it as a background for a Pages document.

16
End

End

17

Try other filters to get different effects, and play around with the different modes.

18

Examples:

19
20
21
22
23
24
keyboard shortcuts:     previous step     next step
Comments
5 COMMENTS
View More Comments