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Repeating Pattern Tutorial

I make a lot of patterns, and I've taken a few pattern related classes, and I always assume everyone knows how to do it. But I guess it's one of those things that kind of need explaining. So I pass on my wisdom to you. Patterns have a lot of applications, not just in textile design but in illustrations and websites as well.

I hope that this tut makes sense. I tried to keep it simple, but maybe that makes it harder to understand?
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ShunkaWarakin's avatar

This worked super-well for me with a paisley patterns, but then I got to the step where I had to add cupcakes to fill in the remaining spaces and it looks a little odd now...


fandomshitposter's avatar

This helped a lot! It was kind of complicated on FireAlpaca but I managed to do it on the first try thanks to you!

SleepyDemonMonster's avatar
OMG THIS HELP ME OUT A LOT first time i seen this i didn't get it but now a year later i finally got it and i thank you soo much <3 <3 <3
Chestash's avatar
Thank you so much!
EmoLover603's avatar
Thank you! I suck with backgrounds so this might help some! ^^
KingGigabyte's avatar
Wow that makes a lot of sense. I've been looking for a tutorial like this !
tiscoco's avatar
May I know what program do you use for this?
catully's avatar
how to do this on sai?
albaoaurora's avatar
I've been curious about how to do this, thank you very much for making this guide!
pastalover577's avatar
Was this done on sai or photoshop?
wanderways's avatar
I don't think that matters... I made a pattern in Medibang so I think you could do it in any program, save maybe things like MS Paint or DA Muro
GlowINsnow's avatar
You make it look easy. I always thought it takes hours and hours of planing...  xD
SinjaAussiaAngels's avatar
Thank you for sharing! Cute design.
sarkiya's avatar
This is so awesome, I have to try this.  Thank you!
Beauw0lf's avatar
OMG! This is so helpful! Thank you so much. Will try to experiment on this soon.
Great tutorial! Thanks for sharing!
Awesome!  Great tutorial, and wow, those are really nice cupcakes.
Sufon's avatar
This is a fantastic tutorial! Thank you for creating it!
AngieMyst's avatar
This is incredibly useful! Thanks!
Darklinknrone's avatar
Wow Thank you so much!!!
You have noo idea how long I have been looking for a good tutorial!!!!
You are amzing :iconlinkhappyplz:

P.s. Thanks again =3
BellaCielo's avatar
I've been looking for a how-to guide on making repeating patterns. This is really helpful, thank you. :)
inspiroid's avatar
I love your tutorials, thanks so much! :clap:
longestdistance's avatar
I've been looking for something like this forever, thank you so much this is so helpful and beautiful!!!
Kou-no's avatar
omg! is soooo useful!!!!
I love it ! :heart:
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