I know the steps in how to properly create a custom pattern by creating a square with various color and shape differences. However, I found the hexagon repeating pattern from a movie and I much rather how best to crop the hexagon so that it will tile properly.

This is the pattern that I would like to re-create for my swatches.enter image description here

  • Simply define an area which repeats. Because of that gradient vignette, you should simply select two hexagons in the center of the image. – Scott Jan 5 '14 at 22:35
  • Should I cut off the border on each side of the hexagon so it would really be four hexagons inside a Square? – Charles Jan 6 '14 at 2:05

You simply want to encompass an area which repeats.....

Here's how I'd define the pattern - the white area would define a repeatable tile (this is loose and rough, it would need some pixel precision refinement):

enter image description here

| improve this answer | |
  • Ok, That helps. I thought I needed to cut the border. – Charles Jan 6 '14 at 2:56

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

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