[Image-SIG] Re: pattern fill

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Aug 23 16:29:49 CEST 2004

<sdahlbac at abo.fi> wrote:

> Have I overlooked something simple or is some kind of pattern fill not
> supported in the ImageDraw module.
> I'd like to draw some sort of striped pattern(s) but haven't found a
> (built in) way to do it, of course it is possible to implement such
> functionality by drawing the stripes myself, but I wanted to check if I
> missed something simpler first.

ImageDraw only supports solid fills.

as a workaround, you can create a patterned image, draw the graphics
in a separate image memory (the mask), and use

    im.paste(pattern, (0, 0), mask)

to render the patterned object.


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