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16 April 2015

GIMP Magazine Issue 11

News Flash!

GIMP Magazine Issue 11 is now available. This issue focuses on Turi Scandurra, a professional illustrator and animator, and includes an article on animated character development. There is also a gallery of art by members of the GIMP community.

Don't miss this tablet-friendly edition.

10 April 2015

How to Create Tiling Patterns in Inkscape – The Grid Methods

Patterns that tile can be fun to create and are useful for filling large spaces, like fabric, comforter covers, rugs, and so forth. There are many different methods that can be used to create these sorts of patterns. Herein I describe some simple methods that I think of as the grid style and which I used to create these summer-themed tiling patterns.

Simple Square Tiled Pattern

Matching Edges Tiled Pattern

Offset Tiled Pattern