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Transform Watercolor Illustrations into Intricate Patterns

Sandra Bowers, Illustrator + Surface + Creature Design

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7 Lessons (23m)
    • 1. TRAILER

      0:33
    • 2. Class Project

      0:35
    • 3. Set-up

      3:01
    • 4. Creating the Tile

      9:07
    • 5. Testing the Pattern

      3:51
    • 6. Recoloring

      4:07
    • 7. Finishing Touches

      1:32
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About This Class

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Creating repeating patterns is one of the most exciting things to do with your illustrations and, once you learn how to do it, you can´t stop!  

In this class you´ll learn how to use your watercolor illustrations to make seamless repeating patterns by using a simple technique in Adobe® Photoshop® software.  You will also learn how to clean up your scans, create the pattern tile, test your pattern repeat and create alternate colorways. 

This class is geared towards anyone that is curious about pattern design. You need a basic knowledge of Adobe® Photoshop® software to follow along. 

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Sandra Bowers

Illustrator + Surface + Creature Design

I'm Sandra Bowers, I'm a Freelance Illustrator + Surface Designer and Creature Designer. I was born in Medellín, Colombia but moved to Canada in 2014. I create detailed, stylized, playful illustrations, patterns and creature sculpts from my studio in Gabriola, BC.

I have very big eyes and I love animals, specially dogs. Most of my inspiration comes from nature and animals.

I love mixing traditional and digital media to create illustrations and pat...

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