I recently decided that I wanted to make a series of solid colour backgrounds for my laptop. The reasons are nominally grounded in productivity1, but given that the whole exercise sent me down a rabbit-hole of writing code and then this blog post, let’s just call it a little experiment to see what we can do, shall we?
Step 1: Making a solid colour PNG
Our first step will be to create a solid colour PNG of the right size. I’m going to use the ruby gem ChunkyPNG to do all the heavy lifting. Let’s get started!