How to Build a Surface Pattern in Photoshop patterns Nov 21, 2019

Before I was an illustrator, I was a graphic designer and so I've been playing in Photoshop for many many years.  I get asked frequently how I create patterns in photoshop.  Over the years I’ve taken bits and pieces of different techniques to come up with a method of creating...

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How to Create a Half Drop Pattern in Illustrator illustrator patterns Oct 24, 2019

In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to create a half-drop pattern in Illustrator. Unlike basic repeats where a swatch is tiled in exactly the same position vertically and horizontally creating an identifiable grid (like a chessboard if all the squares were the same), a half-drop...

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