Example for the Checkerboard filter
Filter “Checkerboard” applied
This filter creates a checkerboard pattern replacing the current layer
content. Colors used for pattern are current Fore- and Back ground
colors of toolbox.
You can find this filter in the image menu through
Filters → Render → Pattern → Checkerboard
“Checkerboard” filter options
This option gives an eiderdown look to the Checkerboard.
With this option, you can set checkerboard square size, in
pixels, or in your chosen unit by using the drop-down list.