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Creating Patterns Tutorial

Discussion in 'Photoshop' started by maddoggmedia, Dec 7, 2014.

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    1. Create a new file in Photoshop. Click "File", "New".

    2. The file should be small in this case I created one that is 8x8 px. This size works good for patterns as it is easy to set your pattern for smooth transitions.

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    3. For this pattern we are going to do a simple stripe pattern so select your line tool and set the weight to 4px.
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    Note: You will want to zoom in on your new file to make it easier to set the lines correctly.

    4. Use the line tool to create a single line from one corner of you new file to the other. Then duplicate that layer and move it to the top right corner of the file.

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    5. Define your new file as a Pattern. Click Edit, then click Define Pattern.

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    6. Create a new file to test your new pattern. I made my file 100x100 px. Then place a square shape on your new file.

    7. Open your Layer Style by double clicking on the layer itself. Select Pattern Overlay and click on your new pattern.

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    Hope you find this useful. Please feel free to let me know if you have any questions.

    Regards,
    Ray
     
    maddoggmedia, Dec 7, 2014 IP
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