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Intro to Pattern Design: Developing Motifs From Your Photography

Melissa Meyerson, Digital Artist, Pattern Lover, Teacher

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8 Videos (20m)
    • Introduction

      1:12
    • Selecting and Categorizing

      1:52
    • Initial Selection

      3:14
    • Refining the Mask

      2:09
    • Silhouette Brushes

      3:24
    • Complex Selection and Editing Brush

      3:54
    • Final Project

      3:39
    • More to Come

      0:28

About This Class

     In this class, I hope to inspire students to use their personal photography, as the raw material for botanical motifs and pattern designs.

In this Photoshop class, you will learn:

- How to isolate the focal element from it's background, with the use of Selection Tools, Adjustment Layers, and Layer Masking

- How to easily create Silhouettes from your selections, and turn them into Photoshop Brushes

and MORE!

     Please do not hesitate to ask me any questions, I will respond as soon as possible.

     I will also have 2 follow-up courses in this Series, with the creation of Pattern Designs in both Photoshop and Illustrator.

     I hope you'll join me, so I can share my passion and inspire new ideas.

18 of 18 students recommendSee All

Excellent class. I like the way Melissa talks at a pace that's easy to follow. By separating this tutorial from pattern design, I for one, didn't get overwhelmed with too much information at once. I'm going to watch it again while I work along with Melissa.
Brenda Reeves

Artist and Writer

Lot's of tips and fantastic information! Thanks for sharing excellent class!
Sharon Lemay

Certified Art Instructor Follow Me☺

Such fun way to use your photos for a greater purpose.
Mira Metzler

Beauty. Illustration

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Melissa Meyerson

Digital Artist, Pattern Lover, Teacher

My name is Melissa. I am always happiest when I'm a part of any creative community. My first passion was black line art. I tried many other mediums in an effort to expand and grow as a creative, and then I discovered and fell madly in love with Digital Pattern Design.

I had a lot to learn, and I was so grateful for all the online opportunities available, as I took on these new learning curves.

I am now a graduate of all 4 Modules of the very popular, Make It In Design Cou...

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