Quick Reference Sheet for Mosaic Tile Painting Set Up

-Drag JPEG into Photoshop

-Go to crop tool, set for fixed ratio at 12 inches wide and 16 tall

-Go to image size (it should say 12x16) and change resolution to 180

-Filter>Pixelate>Mosaic Cell Size 45

-Image>Adjustments>Posterize (set between 15 and 20 by taste)

-Save as JPEG

-Go to rasterbator.net, create poster, drag new JPEG in and upload

-Change cm to inches near the bottom right

-Change Output Width until bottom right number is 12 x 16 (around 1.604 often works)

-Continue (no effects), Continue, Continue, Complete Poster

-Save PDF for later color reference or in case you lose and print all pages

-Starting from top left, put a line on printout every 4 boxes, this creates a 1” grid over picture

-Draw a ¼” grid with a darker 1” grid on canvas (12x16)

*The 1’ box is just to help you locate parts of the picture