How to create a seamless pattern from your watercolor illustration.

Hey guys!
Today I want to share with you one of my favorite ways to create a seamless pattern from the watercolor illustration.
I want to go through the whole process with you: from watercoloring to creating the seamless pattern in Adobe Photoshop.

When you want to create a pattern you need to know two things:

1. All elements should be unique (unless you want to create a pattern with same elements because this was actually the idea).
Why? Because when you create a pattern from your illustration it will look the best when your elements are different, believe me, or try it yourself, and learn from your mistakes.

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How to sketch a dog. Step by step.

Sketching is the type of drawing a rough outline, something like a draft version of a final picture. I usually use sketching before watercoloring, just to get an idea of how something will look on my future final art.

In this post, I’d like to show you how to sketch a dog. I love these animals! Dogs are cute and smart! Just follow my steps and you’ll see how easy it is to sketch a dog.

What materials do you need?

As I mentioned in my post Where to start? What should I begin with? – for the first time all that you need is a simple pencil, an eraser, a pencil sharpener, and a piece of paper. What kind of pencil do you need? – Well, you can use the grades from H to 2B: H, HB, B, or 2B. I think any of those types are good for simple sketching.

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