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Pixelmator Tip #43 – How To Create A Checkered Pattern (or The Ben Sherman)

In this tutorial, we show you how to create a simple checkered pattern – more commonly know as the Ben Sherman pattern in Pixelmator. The Final Product Here is the seamless pattern you should be able to create by the end of the tutorial. You can always skip the tutorial and go download the free pattern […]

Pixelmator Tip #40 – How To Create A Brushed Metal Texture

In this tutorial, we’ll show you a simple technique to create a realistic brushed metal texture using Pixelmator. Step 1: Create a new document – we use our standard 400x400px set at 72px resolution for patterns or textures. Step 2: Create 2 layers. On the first layer, fill it with a nice grey colour #c0c0c0 using […]

Pixelmator Tip #21 – How To Create A Blueprint Grid Pattern

In this tutorial, we show you how to create a simple grid pattern. Grids can be tricky in Pixelmator, so we are going to show you how to create a basic seamless blueprint pattern. The Final Product Here is the seamless pattern you should be able to create by the end of the tutorial. Step […]

Pixelmator Tip #20 – How To Use Digital Patterns in Pixelmator

In this tutorial we show you how to apply digital patterns in Pixelmator to create a cool hipster christmas card. A pattern is an image that is repeated, or tiled, when used to fill a layer, shape, or selection. Using pattern fills in graphics and logos has become a standard tool in a designers toolkit. The […]

Pixelmator Tip #11 – Create A Cool Collage Texture

In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to create a cool seamless texture using a collage of shapes and text objects using Pixelmator. The final image Here is what we are going to create. Step 1 Open up Pixelmator, and create a new document, something small like 300 x 300px, the standard […]