Take the 2-minute tour ×
Graphic Design Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for professional graphic designers and non-designers trying to do their own graphic design. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Whenever i have tried making tiny patterns, like 10 x 10 pixels, only things that i have ever been able to make look good is only diagonal lines. Other than that i have no idea. I suppose it has go to do something with painting principles like how we perceive tiny light and shadow (up/down,inside/outside). I hope made this question clear enough.

share|improve this question
    
could you add example images of two kind: a) looking good, and b) fails to look good. it would make the question more clear. –  naxa Nov 4 '13 at 17:39
add comment

1 Answer

Looks good is a very subjective description...

I like to make connecting lines so the end result looks woven. I also keep keep colors to a minimum, typically just 2 or 3.

Why don't you start by collecting a few samples that you like, then recreate them with a few small touches of your own?

share|improve this answer
    
nice advice.... –  Muhammad Umer Dec 22 '12 at 0:24
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.