Why pay for a disc of pre-made textures or a pricey Photoshop plugin to get the texture you want? Grab a source image and follow this simple tutorial to make your own seamless texture.
Although the author of the tutorial flags it as a tutorial for Photoshop CS4, the tutorial will work in any version of Photoshop with the Offset filter and the clone stamp tool. Find a source image you want to turn into a seamless texture. It helps to choose a source texture that has either a fairly simple and easily blended pattern, or a complex pattern that will make hiding any imperfections easy. Check out the video below to see the technique in action:
If you’d like to learn some more Photoshop tricks, check out previously reviewed VunkySearch or check out some cool light-effect tutorials. If you’ve got a tutorial you think is especially helpful, share it in the comments below. Thanks Kristofer!
Create Seamless Textures with Photoshop [TestFreaks]