When you create photo collages in Collage Generator, you have to go through about four steps to create the collage. This is called The Wizard. In these steps, you are not offered an opportunity to select the type of background you want. However, once you have reached the end of the wizard and you are redirected to your collage editor, you can. In the editor window, you can do things like change the background, add text to your collages, and adjust the photos. This guide will walk you through the steps of changing the default background to what you want. You can use a solid color, gradient color, texture, or an image to create your photo collage background. Continue on to learn how to change your background.
Opening Your Background Options in Collage Generator
To get started, you will need to open the background settings panel. That background settings is found in the Options panel. Click the Options tab on the right and you will see the background style section in the top part of the panel. This is where you will change your background on your collage.
Changing Your Collage Background in Collage Generator
First, you will need to select one of the four backgrounds to use. You have the choice of using a solid color background, gradient background, texture background, or an image background. So, click one of the circles to make your choice. Then follow the steps below on the option you chose.
Solid Color – Click the color box and click the color you want to use for the background. Once you make your selection, you will see the background of your photo collage change.
Gradient Color – If you selected the gradient color option, you will need to click the two color boxes and change them to the two colors you want to use. You will also need to drop the box down below the two gradient colors and select the gradient style you want to use.
Texture – If you chose to use a texture, you will need to click the Select Texture button. That will open the texture box and you will see the textures you can choose from. Select a texture and click the Apply button.
Image – If you chose to use an image as your background, you will need to click the button at the end of the field. Then locate the image you want to use and open it.
So, select the background option you want to use and follow through to create it. Once you are satisfied with the background, you can click the Apply button and your new photo collage background will be saved. You can change the background at any time by going back to the background panel and changing what you want. Simply click Apply again to save your updated changes.