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Monotone contours

This tutorial explains how to create a new monotone contour design with a few clicks.

1 - Run Embird and click "Editor" menu to switch to Editor window.

2 - Click "Surprise Me!" button to insert randomly generated background image into Editor (Picture No. 1).

1. Click "Surprise Me!" button to insert randomly generated background image

Click "Surprise Me!" button to insert randomly generated background image

3 - Select the "Image > Expand/Shrink Color Areas" menu (Picture No. 2).

2. Select the "Image > Expand/Shrink Color Areas" menu

Select the "Image > Expand/Shrink Color Areas" menu

4 - Specify negative value to shrink color areas to separate them (Picture No. 3).

3. Specify negative value to shrink color areas to separate them

Specify negative value to shrink color areas to separate them

5 - Convert color areas in background image to contours (Picture no. 4).

4. Convert background image to contours

Convert background image to contours

6 - Click "Monotone" button to obtain redwork-alike design (Picture no. 5).

5. Click "Monotone" button to obtain redwork-alike design

Click "Monotone" button to obtain redwork-alike design

7 - Specify "Stitch Length" and "Layers" (Picture no. 6).

6. Specify "Stitch Length" and "Layers"

Specify "Stitch Length" and "Layers"

8 - Check the new design created from background image.

7. Image converted to monotone contours

Image converted to monotone contours

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