How to make a seamless pattern in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a seamless pattern using clip-art and Photoshop. You can also create a repeating pattern using your drawings or Photoshop brushes.

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This Adobe Photoshop tutorial is perfect for beginners. I’m using Adobe Photoshop CC 2017, but you can use the same technique with older versions of Photoshop.

The graphics used in this tutorial are from my Magical Unicorns pattern collection:

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0:00 Intro
0:22 How to set up the canvas
0:43 Designing the pattern
2:47 How to make a seamless pattern in Photoshop
4:14 How to save it as a pattern file
4:30 How to test the pattern

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