In this tutorial, I show you how to do a block repeat in Photoshop, but with artwork that’s got a painterly textured background. What you’ll learn: My frickin awesome two-step process for covering over nasty a$$ seams How to easily preview your repeat in repeat for repeat’s sake My cat likes to make the doors [...]
Have you ever wanted to make your artwork into a repeat pattern so you could upload it to places like Spoonflower? Perhaps you wanted to make your own wallpaper or pretty birdcage liners. (Kidding ’bout that last one.) I’ve been asked how to make a repeat in Photoshop so many times ~ so I fiiiinally [...]
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Repeat pattern swatches are great to know how to do as patterns can be applied to just about anything to give that extra fancypants factor. Here, I show you how I go about making seamless pattern swatches in Illustrator. It’s pretty simple and ~ hot dang ~ fun! My next tutorial will feature some [...]
~~~ UPDATE (4/5/11) ~ See an updated VIDEO tutorial here. ~~~ Recently I was searching for a good/easy/fast tutorial on the best way to make my sketches into nice vectors and I just couldn’t find one on the innerwebs. I know the BEST method is to hand-trace, but that takes too long (and is sorta [...]
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