Repper is a fun and easy-to-use web site that turns photographs into abstract patterns, suitable for tiled-style wallpaper on your computer or web site.
Repper uses a kaleidoscope-style mirror effect to take small portions of your picture and generate patterns from them. You can move the box around and also adjust the width and height of it to vary the effect. Repper also has a catalog of photos for you to tinker with, but you’ll probably want to upload your own for some abstract art. Photos must be in JPEG format and less than 500k in size. Check out the video below to see Repper in action:
As you can see from the end of the video, Repper hosts the image for you. You can share a link to the image, copy the CSS code to use on your site, or download the image itself. One thing to keep in mind when downloading the image is that, just like the tiling backgrounds of yesteryear, the image will be a fraction of the sample you see when creating your pattern. If you want to use it for a background, you’ll need to set your background to tile or manually impose it yourself in your favourite image editing application.