How to Create Looping Backgrounds for Games and Animation in Photoshop

Quick Tip Tuesday – Episode #008

In this episode of Quick Tip Tuesday, we look at how to quickly create a looping background for animation walk/run cycles and platform games.

It can be quite fiddly sewing together each end of a looping background, especially on complex, rich background designs.

However, hidden away in Photoshop is a really useful tool which makes creating a seamless looping backgrounds incredibly simple!

This is one of my favourite Photoshop tips when it comes to animation and game design. When I learnt about it sped up my workflow massively! So thanks to Jules Langran for enlightening me!

Check out her work here:


Duration: 00:10:00