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How to Set a Color or a Picture as the Background of the Photo Collage

by TurboCollage Team | Last updated March 9, 2020

How to Set a Color or a Picture as Collage Background.

Are you looking to make a desktop background collage or a wallpaper collage?

If you're looking to make a desktop background collage or a wallpaper collage then please check out a different article.

You can use a transparent background, a color background, or a picture background for your collage. You can also tile your background picture to create a repeating pattern.

Steps to using a transparent collage background:

1. Go to the Settings tab on the left side of the application.

2. In the Background section, select Transparent Background for your collage as shown in the screenshot below:

Use transparent background for collage

If you select a transparent backgronud, export the collage in PNG file format because JPG file format doesn't support transparency.

Steps to using a color background for collage:

Photo Collage with a Color Background

1. Go to the Settings tab on the left side of the application.

2. In the Background section, un-select Transparent Background.

3. In the Background section, select a background color for your collage as shown in the screenshot below:

Use a color as collage background

Steps to using a picture as the background for your collage:

Photo Collage with a Picture Background

1. Go to the Settings tab on the left side of the application.

2. In the Background section, un-select Transparent Background.

3. In the Background section, select a picture to use as background for your collage as shown in the screenshot below:

Use a picture as collage background

Steps to using a tiled picture pattern as the background for your collage:

Photo Collage with a Tiled Picture Pattern Background

1. Go to the Settings tab on the left side of the application.

2. In the Background section, un-select Transparent Background.

3. In the Background section, select a picture to use as a background and tile this picture to create a pattern. For example, the collage below uses a water drop image as a background picture and tiles it to make a beautiful background pattern.

Use a tiled picture pattern as the collage background

4. You can increase or decrease the tiling frequency to suit your design.

The above steps are illustrated in the following video:

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