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Christmas decorations patterns Andrew Buckle http://www.graphicxtras.com

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Manual / guide to the patterns in patterns pack 33 for use in Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, Illustrator and many other applications. The designs are themed on Christmas decorations (c) 2010 Andrew Buckle

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Christmas decorationspatterns Andrew Buckle

http://www.graphicxtras.com

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Patterns are for Pho

tosho

p, Photo

shop Elements, Paint Sho

p Pro and many mo

re. The set includes the

designs in PAT format as well as PNG fo

rmat and Vector EPS fo

rmat (use in Illustrator etc as in this example

sampler PDF). All the products mentio

ned in this document are registered trademarks o

r trademarks of their

respective owners.

The patterns can be found on the http://www.graphicxtras.com websitein the patterns section. This set is pack 33.The patterns can be used in countless ways,combined, re-colored,modifiedand much more

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Ok, no more typing in uppercase. The Christmasdecoration design opposite is one of the patterndesigns from the pack 33 set.

The design can be re-colored.

Re-color radicallyor in a more subtlemanner (depends on the application that you areusing)

Or perhapsre-colorindividualcomponentsusing path tools or selection tools(again, depends onthe app)

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Original pattern design

The design can be duplicatedand re-scaled and overlapped

The design can be duplicated, re-scaled,overlapped, and different layers can bere-colored

The design can be duplicatedand shifted left or right or up and down

Interweave a differentdesign or fill in between the layers

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The original pattern design

Parts of the design can be masked or highlighted

More than oneof the patterndesigns can beused in the mask,great for backgroundsetc

The maskeddesign can alsobe duplicatedand combined

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Originalpattern design

The design can be used as a pattern! simply use the PAT file or the PNG files includedin the set and fill / fill layer etc (varies from application to application)

Patterns can be combined using layers

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Original pattern design

The pattern design can bedistorted as here with a twirl

Or bloated

Or sheared

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Any kind of layout can be used in the layoutof the pattern if you use the original sourcedesigns (especially the EPS designs as they areresolution-free and can be used in docs 3000 x3000 etc)

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The patterns can also be combinedwith native elements of an applicationsuch as star shape tool or oval / ellipsetool to create unusual Christmas patterns

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Original sourcepattern

Create a new swatch or document and define the pattern combining the same pattern element in different ways such as this basic checkerboard design

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Original sourcepattern

Shadows can be added to thedesign (the designs come with transparency)

Add a basic whitecircle to create a quick frame design

Effects such as glows andplug-in effects can be applied

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Original pattern design

Using various filters (such as the excellent curvius), a near infiniterange of designs can be createdfrom the pattern

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combine text and the pattern design, depending on the application

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combine text and the pattern design, depending on the application

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combine text and the pattern design, depending on the application

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Pattern warped by an envelope tool

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Use transformation tools to scale, rotate etc the originalsource design (this can also then be saved as a new pattern)

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Masked pattern can also be used as a source for a new pattern design Pattern used from above

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The pattern designs can also be used in 3D applications(EPS or PNG generally are supported) or in 3D plugins inPhotoshop, etc as well as in 3D elements of the applicationssuch as Illustrator or Photoshop extended

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combine text and the pattern design, depending on the application

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combine text and the pattern design, depending on the application

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combine text and the pattern design, depending on the application

Happy Xmas and all the best for the new year

Oh, the patterns can be used for Christmas cards,decorations, websites, backgrounds, wrappingpaper and much more

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combine text and the pattern design, depending on the application

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combine text and the pattern design, depending on the application

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combine text and the pattern design, depending on the application