From Painting to Pattern: How to Create Repeat Patterns using Photoshop

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Are you ready to turn your watercolor paintings into a seamlessly repeating pattern for use on products fabric and more? In this class I will cover the steps involved from painting your watercolor elements to scanning them in and cleaning them up in Photoshop and finally creating your repeat pattern. • Discover my tips for designing elements for patterns using watercolor • Learn how to clean up your watercolor paintings in Photoshop and remove the paper background • Have fun designing your pattern in Photoshop and learn how to create a perfectly repeating tile • Mockup your new pattern on products and share your work with the class! There are lots of methods out there for creating repeat patterns - this method is perfect for you if you want to keep the handmade texture of your watercolor paintings or drawings and prefer using Photoshop over Illustrator. This is also a great class for any new or aspiring surface designer. • Basic Photoshop and watercolor painting skills are helpful for taking this class (check out my Watercolor Basics class here if you are brand new to watercolor!) • Supplies needed include a scanner basic watercolor painting materials and Adobe Photoshop • Visit the Class Project for more guidelines on your project and links to supplies mentioned in the video Share your pattern on Instagram! Tag your pattern #frompaintingtopattern so we can all check out and like each others work! Music credit: "Carefree" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0