Affinity Designer - making seamless patterns
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Affinity Designer - making seamless patterns

Learn how to make different kinds of seamless patterns: line patterns, shapes, isometric etc.
4.7 (15 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
49 students enrolled
Created by Sylvester Hofman
Last updated 2/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Make their own seamless patterns in Affinity Designer.
  • Learn tools and techniques needed to design different types of patterns.
  • Export vector files to raster files.
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Requirements
  • You should have Affinity Designer installed.
Description

Learn the basic concepts, tools used and new ideas to make your own beautiful patterns in Affinity Designer.

Powerful tool

Affinity Designer is a very powerful vector graphics tool which can easily replace Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw in many daily tasks. Affinity Designer is also much cheaper, so it is worth having. But you must also know how to use it. Making seamless patterns is just one of many useful techniques you should have at your fingertips.

What will you learn from this course?

In this course you will learn the principles of making seamless patterns. You will see how to make a simple pattern in seconds using basic tools in Affinity Designer. You will also learn more advanced topics: 

  • patterns on an isometric grid
  • never ending lines pattern
  • placing images in the corners
  • working with Symbols
  • preparing interesting shapes with Symbols

In the meantime I will show you some keyboard tips and tricks which make working in Affinity Designer easier and faster.

Content and Overview 

This course is suitable for everyone interested in making vector graphics. It consists of 11 lectures and almost 60 minutes of content. Everything is carefully explained and shown, harder parts are repeated in different lessons to help you remember and understand the techniques presented.

The course is free for 10 first viewers, with special code "FREESTART". Enjoy!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone, who want to know, how to prepare good looking seamless patterns/backgrounds.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:04
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Simple patterns
3 Lectures 10:43

Saving and editing a pattern
03:24

Filling shapes with patterns
02:03
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More advanced patterns
7 Lectures 42:26
Advanced pattern
09:08

Objects in the corners
02:36

Neverending lines pattern
10:01

Pattern on an isometric grid
06:04


Working with symbols
04:48

Making shapes with symbols
04:57
About the Instructor
Sylvester Hofman
4.6 Average rating
20 Reviews
153 Students
3 Courses
Senior Web Developer

I'm a senior web developer and computer graphic enthusiast.

I am very passionate about teaching everyday people topics that they are interested in. I try to deliver only high quality courses that will take you from beginner to expert.

My experience includes front-end development with technologies like HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript programming. In my career I've worked on many projects using different technologies from VisualBasic to Java.

I also love working with graphics, photography and image editing. This is my true passion. I use Photoshop from version 3 (not CS3 but 3) and Elements from version 5.