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17 free textures that can help your designs kick ass | Pitter Pattern

Are you a little bit obsessed with textures and patterns? Are you always the one pointing out ‘that cool pattern there’ or ‘this pretty texture here’? I know I am, and if you’re here in the Pitter Pattern blog I’m guessing you are too.

I went on holiday to Colombia (my native country) last summer and while I was there I took many photos of gorgeous surfaces in the wild, and I thought I could share some of them with you… So in this blog post you’re getting 17 free textures that you can use to enrich your surface pattern designs!

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Design patterns easily with these 10 creative resources | Pitter Pattern

I remember a few years ago when I started designing patterns… It was a fairly steep learning curve to learn all the pattern making techniques. I wished then that we, budding surface pattern designers, had more affordable resources to help us take those first steps, design patterns easily and see results a bit quicker.

Times have changed and surface pattern design has become more popular, thus more and more resources are being created that help us streamline the pattern design process, e.g. the pattern maker feature in Adobe Illustrator. In this post I’ll share with you some of these resources…

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Print & Pattern Nature book | Pitter Pattern

I’ve got you a Christmas present… I managed to get my hands on an early review copy, kindly supplied by the publisher, of the new Print & Pattern book: Nature, and I’m gonna give you a little preview to get you salivating!

The book is coming out in January 2017 out now. This is the latest book in the series, based on the super popular Print & Pattern blog run by Marie Perkins (aka Bowie Style).

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10 best skillshare classes for budding pattern designers | Pitter Pattern

Ok, so I have a confession to make… I’m addicted… To Skillshare classes!

I’ve been a member of Skillshare for a couple of years now and my compulsion for finding and joining their fabulous classes hasn’t dwindled, if anything it’s increased. Any minute I have free I’ll be glued to my iPad learning new tricks. This can be while I’m having breakfast/lunch, while relaxing on the sofa (tv doesn’t do it for me anymore) or, let’s be open, on the loo, as I don’t like the feeling that my life is flushing away down the toilet ;-).

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