Bite Size Design: Create Fabulous Elements Using Paths & Patterns in Photoshop CC Premium class

Syndee Rogers-Nuckles, Graphic Artist & Illustrator

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9 Videos (32m)
    • Introduction

      1:07
    • Finding Source Material

      3:44
    • Creative Ideas for Patterns Part 1

      8:24
    • Creative Ideas for Patterns Part 2

      3:34
    • Intro to Scripted Patterns

      3:32
    • Freeform Pen Tool

      6:21
    • Creating Paths Using the Shape Tool

      3:05
    • Layering Your Elements

      1:26
    • Finale

      0:30

About This Class

Welcome to the second installment in my Bite Size Design series!

In this series we will be focusing on:

1- Creating design elements for use on Logos, stationery, cards, digital backgrounds, digital scrapbook kits, websites, blogs and more!

2- Learning fun techniques that will bring your designs and design skills to the next level. Plus, time-saving tips and more!

3- Different avenues to market your designs. Where and what types of products and/or services to offer.

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In this class, we will use the Pen tool, Shape tool, and Patterns to create fabulous elements including wreaths, monograms, frames and more! You won't believe how easy it is! 

***This class requires Photoshop CC 14.2 or newer versions. (There is a free set of scripts available that in theory will allow PS CS6 and PS CC users to achieve the same results but I personally have not tested them. Varying Path and Spacing Script by Richard Y. Kain )

What we will cover in this class:

  • Finding source material
  • Creative ideas for Patterns
  • Saving Patterns and sets of Patterns
  • Introduction to Scripted Patterns
  • Freeform Pen tool
  • Creating Monograms, wreaths and more!
  • Creating Frames 
  • Using the Shape tool to create paths
  • Layering your elements

Basic knowledge of Photoshop is recommended.

11 of 11 students recommendSee All

This was a fantastic class. It was well designed, easy to follow and a lot of fun.
A good and informative class to follow! Thank you, Syndee
She does a great job at explaining to newbies. Highly recommend.

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Syndee Rogers-Nuckles

Graphic Artist & Illustrator

With over 20 years experience creating and teaching art, as well as collaborations with arts and crafts companies, Syndee Rogers-Nuckles is a multi-media artist who specializes in digital art, watercolor, and graphic design.

Find some of Syndee's work here:  Portfolio

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