How-to: Using Patterns from DinPattern

January 3rd 2014 - News, Tutorials

A quick how-to video regarding the patterns here at Along with a quick tutorial on how to fill areas with a pattern using Adobe Photoshop.

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Easy Photoshop Tutorial “Pattern-ize” – Creating Repeatable Patterns

May 9th 2013 - News, Tutorials

A quick tutorial showing how to create a repeating pattern using design elements and illustrations. Tutorial uses a stock illustration from Shutterstock, and Photoshop CS6.

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Photoshop Tutorial: 10-Minute Pattern Creation

February 22nd 2012 - Tutorials

A tutorial on how to make a background pattern in under 10 minutes in Photoshop. Enjoy!

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Design Progression: Pattern “Ruby Sundial”

November 2nd 2011 - Inspiration, Tutorials

Check out a time-lapse video of the creative process behind the pattern

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Grunge Pattern Screencast Tutorial

October 16th 2010 - Tutorials

Grunge Pattern Tutorial from Evan Eckard on Vimeo. Click here to download all photoshop files used in this tutorial

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Add Patterns to your Twitter profile

July 29th 2009 - Tutorials

It’s very easy to customize your twitter profile with any pattern from DinPattern. Here’s how to do it in a five easy steps.

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How It’s Made: “Old Posy Gold”

July 13th 2009 - Tutorials

“Old Posy Gold” was inspired by two elements – that wonderful color “goldenrod” and some late 60’s vintage wallpaper. It has that harvest, floral feel but still remains geometric here and there. I have no idea what the technical title of this form of pattern making is, but the end pattern gets created into offset vertical stripes. Each pattern is duplicated, moved vertically and then copied again parallel to it. That next stripe of pattern is then offset vertically and the whole thing gets duplicated over and over.

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Pattern Basics: Easy tiling patterns

July 6th 2009 - Tutorials

I’ve been asked many times, “how do you make all those patterns?” So, here we go. All of my patterns are constructed in Adobe Illustrator. I’ve used Illustrator for years, and feel much more comfortable with it rather than any other vector package. So first off, boot up illustrator, open a new document and get ready.

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About is an online pattern design resource for designers, artists, web developers and social network users that enjoy customizing their pages. Patterns can be used for twitter backgrounds, artwork, web design and anywhere else desired. More about how we got started.

All patterns and work within ©2014 Evan Eckard.

You may use these patterns for any personal or commercial web and screen use only (no print). If used, please link back to DinPattern and author credit would be appreciated. Also, feel free to leave a tip.

If interested in using any patterns within for print purposes or are looking for something custom, please get in touch for more information.