Creating seamless wood grain in Photoshop


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Creating seamless wood grain in Photoshop

As promised at the outset of this chapter, this final movie is a break from Illustrator. I'm going to show you how to create a seamlessly repeating wood grain pattern inside of Photoshop. So if you're interested, great; if not, go ahead and skip to the next chapter. So here is the wood grain file on screen. I'm going to be creating it for you from scratch, so you don't even need a sample file, and every single time you do it, you'll get different results, because it's a random effect. All right! So the first thing to do is to go up to the File menu and choose the New command, or press Ctrl+N or Cmd+N on the Mac, and I stress I'm working inside Photoshop, I just want to make that clear.

You want to set the Width and Height values to multiples of 128; I know that sounds weird, but it's essential that you do that for this trick to work. So 512 works great. You could double the number of pixels to 1024 if you want to, but you have to have something that's a...

Creating seamless wood grain in Photoshop
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Creating seamless wood grain in Photoshop provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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