Questions about patterns, usually a repeating unit of shape, and often a small, repeating and tile-able element. Most patterns are based on repetition and periodicity while others use magnification and scaling. Ask anything related to designing or altering patterns.

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How to clip a pattern overlay to a transparent shape

I want to use this design on a shirt but can not figure out how to just have the dots clip to the shape without having a fill color. So basically I want the fill color gone and the dot pattern to ...
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Name or author of tiling geometric pattern?

The image given design is very impressive and I really liked the designs used as background images and decoration. Is there a name for this design and author?
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Can we transform pattern in shape by using handle?

I create a pattern in perspective view , but when I fill my shape by my pattern , I need Move my pattern in my shape . As I see I can do it by entering position of pixels , the question is Can I move ...
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Problem with bold line in pattern after I export file from Illustrator into Photoshop

I made pattern in illustrator, imported into Photoshop and I get bold line over all edge lines. How to remove that problem? Don't know what to do. I turned off AA in general settings and in ...
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Copy vector pattern completely from scratch for commercial use, but exactly as those found online?

I need a huge range of vector patterns that will be used commercially on merchandise. Since royalty free sites do not allow commercial use for most of their images, I figured I can create patterns ...
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How to randomize curved lines in Sketch to create a pattern?

I'm looking to figure out a method to automate randomized curved lines to achieve an effect similar to the image below
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How to draw knurling in Inkscape?

I am just starting with vector graphics, so it's simple to draw some parts using gradients and very hard to draw patterns like this one on the left: Hi-res version Besides the obvious method with ...
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How to distribute large amount of icons in Illustrator?

I want to make a design where there will be a lot of randomly placed icons. A few of them will be a different color to visually form the shade of some large object. Kind of like this effect, but ...
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How to tile a pattern in Illustrator?

I have joined two same sized rounded rectangles creating 90 degrees. Then I made 45 degrees guide and copied figure so they both can be on the same guide. Then using a blend tool I evenly ...
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Creating tiled pattern in curved wave

How Do I make something similar to following image in Photoshop? (Click to see larger) I thought of creating a curved shape by pen and then apply the tiled pattern to it but not sure how to create ...
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Live Working Preview of Tiled Images/Pattern in Photoshop (cs4)?

I'm working on a tiled image, and I would find it very VERY helpful if there was a live preview of how it will look repeating while designing it. I can't seem to find a solution or a script for this (...
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Illustrator CS2/CS6 Pathfinder Cropping Problems

I used the pathfinder crop tool to crop the image shown on top in CS2 and CS6. I made the image using the transform effect and expanded the objects first. I wanted to make a pattern swatch out of it. ...
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How can I clean up an svg repeat pattern tile in Illustrator?

The svg was created with a seamless pattern app, but now I want to make a reasonably clean file in Illustrator without all the wrappers and multitudes of nested clip groups. I need to make it repeat,...
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pantone colors (tpx) and line work at 1-2mm

Working on pattern designs in Adobe Illustrator and my client has asked for the vector file to be in : 1. pantone colors (tpx) - would anyone know how I can do this? 2. line work at 1-2mm - does ...
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filling in color into a repeated pattern

I was wondering if there is a way in Illustrator CC to fill in certain parts of a repeating pattern. The image is of a rectangle with a pattern I created and put in there. I want to put two different ...
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How to access pattern library (Photoshop CC)

I have just defined a creation as a pattern but I cannot find where it has gone. I wish to use the pattern in Illustrator as a pattern swatch. I appreciate this is a basic question but I have been ...
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create custom gradients in illustrator using patterns

I am new to Illustrator and currently fiddling with some of the more advanced options. I would like to know if it is possible to create custom gradients using patterns in the swatches window that ...
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Eliminating shadows and equalizing color tone on pattern

I am attempting to take this image and fix it so it is a flawless pattern, the problem is the uneven colors across the image. I want the image to all be the same color, about in the middle between the ...
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manipulating eps vector pattern

can anyone out there tell me how to fill a simple retangular shape with part of a downloaded vector pattern using CS5? Thank you