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  1. Hi Mary Lou, (and any other surface pattern designers out there who need this) I came across this post just now while looking for the same solution (sometimes it's easy to think that we surface pattern types get overlooked!) Anyway, my quick and easy solution has so far been the following using the freely available GIMP software.......(which was once always considered the best free alternative to Photoshop) Import the image to be tiled as a PNG file. in the main toolbar above click FILTERS, then hover over MAP and finally select the TILE option. In the dialogue box
  2. Hi Summersara, Thank you for your input. I have tried a few different variations on tiling of patterns and most often seem to end up with hairlines in my background even if I complete the background in pixel persona. As a result I have gone back to the way I used to achieve large repeats of patterns using the wrap and affine functions in photo, which gives a perfect result. The only difference is that I create the symbols/assets in vector persona. My issue is just scaling up the finished repeating area so that I can upload to sites like Society6 who require a finished size upload..
  3. Hi Lagarto, Thank you for this. I have been somewhat concerned about tiling patterns as hairlines often result, but this looks great! Do you have a particular system for placing the 2000px squares or is it just a copy and paste then place into position with the help of the transform tool for positioning? Kind Regards
  4. Hi Callum, Thank you for taking the time to respond to my post, I really appreciate your input. I will certainly take a look at the youtube video as you advise. Kind Regards H
  5. As a surface pattern designer I have historically used Adobe photoshop to create stand-alone repeating patterns with or without backgrounds that are also designed to incorporate texture and/or pattern. The resulting designs were saved as "defined patterns" and applied to artboards of any size using the following steps: edit——define pattern—-ok Open new document e.g. 10,000x10,000px edit—-fill—-contents (select pattern option as opposed to foreground or background fill) ——select required pattern from a list—-ok While I am very happy at the switch to Affinity I am struggli
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