Custom Seamless textures

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Custom Seamless textures

This is a basic tutorial on making hand painted repeatable textures within photoshop.


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  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-18 09:13:25


Custom made seamless textures in Photoshop

* To start of with go to File>New to create a new document.
* In the create new document screen I'm using the following settings.

* I set width and height to 1024 pixels with a resolution of 72 pixels/inch. Having width and height the same is common practice but some certain patterns require different dimensions. If you are planning to print the pattern then use inches or centimeters and the resolution should be at least 150 dpi.

* Working on the centerlines of the canvas create a few shapes like shown below. As long as nothing is overlapping the borders of the document then the next few step are a breeze.    More detail...

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