Exploring surface design

Repeating Patterns

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Lesson overview

Over and over again

Student will learn how to draw a seamless pattern and turn it into a repeating tile.

These can be used to create fabric, wall-papers, cushions or anything that features a repeating image.

Educational Value

  • Students develop skills for art-making by exploring digital techniques and processes.
  • Students understand and explore digital design and fabrication processes.
  • Students understand shape constancy regardless of degree or rotation.

All you need is an iPad and the following app:

  • Procreate