Create Seamless Pattern in Photoshop

Repeating Pattern in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will create a Seamless Pattern in Photoshop. You will learn the basics of creating and using repeating patterns in Photoshop. Firstly, we will create a tile for our pattern. Secondly, we will save it as a pattern in Photoshop. At last, we will fill the entire layer with the created pattern.

You can apply the pattern to any background, object, t-shirts, etc. The pattern can be created either using any image or any custom shape. In this tutorial, we will use custom shapes to Create Patterns in Photoshop.

Create Pattern in Photoshop

Launch Adobe Photoshop and create a new document of size 500px X 500px. Now follow the below-mentioned step-by-step process to create a Seamless Repeating Pattern in Photoshop.

Step 1

Select the Custome Shape Tool from the Tool Panel. Then select a shape from the Custom Shape Picker.

Select the Custom Shape
Step 2

After selecting the Custom Shape from the Custom Shape Picker, draw the shape on the artboard using the left-click.

Draw the custom shape

You can transform the size of the shape by activating Free Transform Tool (Ctrl + T).

Step 3

By default, the color filled in the shape is black. To change the color of the shape, select the shape layer in the Layers Panel. Then in the Options Bar click on the Fill swatch and select the color from the swatches.

Create Pattern In Photoshop
Change the color of the shape
Step 4

Now we will create a tile for our pattern. Select the Rectangular Marquee Tool from the Tool Panel. Then with the help of the tool, select the shape created. The area selected by the tool will be saved as the pattern. So, carefully select the shape while using the tool.

Rectangular Marquee Tool
Step 5

In this step, we will save the tile as pattern.

Go to Edit > Define Pattern. Then a Pattern Name dialogue box will appear. In that dialogue box, you can give a name to your pattern and then click OK.

Select Define Pattern
Pattern name dialogue box
Step 6

In this step, we will apply the pattern to a layer. For that, create a new document in Photoshop. Then go to Edit > Fill.

Create Pattern in Photoshop

In the Fill dialogue box, set the Contents to Pattern. Then in Custom Pattern select the pattern saved in above steps and Click OK. The layer will get filled with the Repeated Pattern.

Select Pattern
Create Pattern in Photoshop
Seamless Pattern in Photoshop

So this is how you can create Seamless Repeated Pattern in Photoshop.

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