Surface Pattern Design Tossed Repeat from Paintings | Lidija Miklavcic | Skillshare

Surface Pattern Design Tossed Repeat from Paintings

Lidija Miklavcic, Design, Mixed Media Art, Surface Pattern Design

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7 Lessons (39m)
    • 1. Surface Pattern Design Class Welcome

    • 2. Intro in repeat

    • 3. Painting positioning

    • 4. Motif Masking

    • 5. Filling the gaps

    • 6. Tile finishing & Colour variations

    • 7. Mock-up play


About This Class


This is Photoshop class for making tossed repeats. We will use paintings or finished journal pages that are already made and maybe not even planed to be used as surface pattern design. But we like motifs or composition or color combination, and we definitely love the hand-painted feel in them.


You could use mixed media paintings, acrylics, watercolors, or whatever is your favorite tools to play, even collage. The best part is, we will try to get the same esthetic from original in final repeat tile, and we will use background too.


You know in Photoshop you could do the same thing with different steps, and even different techniques, but hey this is my version how I do it. So I would like to share it with you, if you did never do it that way and if you are wondering how could you use your sketchbook pages....then welcome in to my classroom, and please leave me a review, share your creations in our gallery so that other peoples will be able to join us.

PS just in case if you want to learn more about my mock-up process I did make a class about that, just the theme is different, because we did sketch an interior mock-up sketch. But how it is made you could see that in that particular class.
If there will be a lot of interest I could make new fashion flats mock-up design later.

Now let`s dive in and make something beautiful today.