Create a printable grid
Learn how to make a printable grid, useful when you want to use the photo as an example for a painting
Step 1: What is the resolution of your photo.
Have a look at Image > Image size and see what the resolution from your photo is. Here you do nothing therefore you press cancel.
Step 2: A new file with the size of one gridblock.
Make a new file that is as big as the grid is that you want to use. In this example it is 1 by 1 inch.
Give the file the same resolution as the photo. Put
the option Background Color on Transparant.
Step 3: To make a pattern.
Press Crtl-A to select all. Go to Edit > Stroke. Fill in 1px after weight and put the location on inside.
Go to Edit > Define Pattern and give it a name after your choice.
Step 4: Place the pattern on the photo.
Make a new layer.
Go to Edit > fill.
Choose after use for Pattern.
Choose between Adjusted pattern your pattern (the last in the row).
And the grid is ready.
The only problem is that you have a grid of 2px everywhere except on the outside. To fix this you do the following.
Go to Image > Canvassize.
Put on the option relative, put the unit of weight and heigth on pixels and fill in 2 after weight and heigth.
Go to Edit > Stroke. Fill in 1px after weight and put the location on inside.