Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Using patterned tiles, part of Motion Graphics for Video Editors: Creating Backgrounds.
…Thanks to things like video games and desktop patterns,…the collection of seamless patterns available on the internet is huge.…These are essentially small graphics that repeat.…Much like floor tiles, or things that you would put on the wall, wallpaper.…These tiles are meant to repeat, as you go from one edge to the next.…And Photoshop makes it really easy to work with these.…Let's make a new image here to start with.…And I'll choose a video sized document.…From the fill and adjustment layer pop-up I could choose Pattern.…
Now, the available patterns may vary on your system but…if you click here, you'll see.…Again, terrible presets.…This might discourage you from using the pattern adjustment layer.…But, just a click away are good presets.…And you'll find things like artist surfaces, which allow you to dial in…textures such as canvas, or stucco, or rough wall textures, and remember.…Not only can you dial these in, but you can scale them up or…reposition until you like them.…
From the pop up list here, are lots of choices.…
- The role of backgrounds in video
- Achieving proper color and contrast
- Gathering source material
- Working with gradients
- Filtering and blending backgrounds
- Using patterned tiles
- Shooting background plates
- Stacking and blending footage
- Designing backgrounds with the effects in After Effects
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1. Background Essentials
2. Gathering Source Materials for Backgrounds
3. Working with Gradients
4. Designing Backgrounds with Photo Sources
5. Designing Backgrounds with Video Sources
6. Designing Backgrounds with After Effects
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