Surface Pattern Design: Experimental Patterns With Your Photography

Melissa Meyerson, Digital Artist, Pattern Lover, Teacher

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7 Videos (13m)
    • Intro Video

      0:44
    • Creating Flower Mandala Motifs

      3:05
    • Creating First Repeat Tile

      2:02
    • Creating Second Repeat Tile

      2:59
    • Adding an Effect to Pattern Tile

      1:26
    • Creating Digital Papers

      2:22
    • Thank You

      0:32

About This Class

This class is about exploring photography for digital pattern design. Using my photos directly in my designs, has been a great way for me to connect with my initial inspiration, and I’ve learned some really cool Photoshop techniques along the way.

This class is also about lots of experimentation and creating many variations of a theme.  If you’ve never tried these techniques, I hope I can inspire you to try something new, and add to your pattern portfolio.

Feel free to check out my previous class, Developing Motifs From Your Photography, as I demonstrate my method for removing my motif elements from their background.

Hope you enjoy the class, and please feel free to ask any questions! If you like the class, please be so kind as to leave a positive review.

7 of 7 students recommendSee All

I don't want to leave a no, but the sound is too low for me. I have hearing loss and have difficulty hearing even with my hearing aids. The sound quality on your first video was okay.
Brenda Reeves

Artist and Writer

love this- leaned a lot!
Nancy Cole

Designer

loved the class, makes me wanna go explore patterns even more!
Mira Metzler

I Teach Makeup @Skillshare

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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 Courses, run by Rachael Taylor and Beth Kempton.  I was thrilled to have one of my designs recently selected for The Surface Pattern Design Lookbook Vol.2, within the Global Geometric category.  

I LOVE that Skillshare is here for all creatives, and I'm really excited to finally enter the community as a new teacher.  I personally learned a lot through experimentation and always strived to have innovative ideas.  My goal is to share my creative experiments with you, hoping that it will inspire you with some new ideas. 

Contact:  [email protected]

Other: www.Pinterest.com/melkogon