Basic Pattern Usage

Basic Pattern Usage
Basic Pattern Usage

Create a new transparent document…

With these settings:

Basic Pattern Usage

You should have something like this:

Basic Pattern Usage

Maximize the small window,

Basic Pattern Usage

and put these values:

Basic Pattern Usage

If you dont find this panel go to: (Windows > Navigation)

Basic Pattern Usage

Then select your rectangular marquee tool

Basic Pattern Usage

And do this:

Basic Pattern Usage

Then right click on your mouse and select Fill…
Put these settings…

Basic Pattern Usage

Press OK…
And you’re done with your Pattern…
You can make as many patterns as you want…

Now how do we save it as a pattern??

Do to Edit > Define Pattern…
And then name it, what you want…

Now how do we add a pattern??

When you’ve done with a signature, wallpaper, or when you open an image and want to add a pattern, follow theses steps…

I used this image:

Basic Pattern Usage

Add a layer: Layer > New > Layer…
Name it pattern.

Then select the rectangular marquee tool:

Basic Pattern Usage

Press Ctrl + A on your pattern layer

Your image should be selected…

Basic Pattern Usage

Right click on your mouse and do Fill…
Use these settings:

Basic Pattern Usage

Your pattern should be in the small arrow…
Press OK
And you should have something like this:

Basic Pattern Usage

Then change your blending mode to soft light with 75% of opacity and then you should have a soften image, like this:

Basic Pattern Usage

You can try as many combinations you want, to make your pattern, be creative…
With the same process you can do this:

Basic Pattern Usage

To have this:

Basic Pattern Usage

Note: already blended to soft light and opacity to 75%…

Enjoy…