Monthly Archives: April 2017

Make That Perfect Seamless Pattern: New Blend Modes in SymmetryMill 2

When it comes to making seamless patterns, there can’t be too many tricks up your sleeve. SymmetryMill 2 adds dozens of new blend modes to your arsenal and lets you customize boundaries between neighboring units in your patterns exactly to your liking.

You can choose among many blend modes, such as Normal, Enhanced Average, Dissolve, Darken, Multiply, Color Burn, Inverse Color Dodge, Lighten, Screen, Overlay, Soft, Hard, Vivid Light, Glow, Freeze, Heat, Difference, and Composite.

Normal blending, Dissolve blending, Soft Color Burn blending, and Soft Color Dodge blending.
Examples of Normal, Dissolve, Soft Color Burn, and Soft Color Dodge blending.

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Get More Patterns out of Your Images: New Filters in SymmetryMill 2

You often want to tweak your patterns to make them look just so. In SymmetryMill 2, you can do that with a rich collection of image filters:

  • Adjust Colors
  • Sepia
  • Polaroid Color
  • Reduce Colors
  • Sharpen
  • Pixelate
  • Add Noise
  • Dot Screen
  • Symbol Screen
  • Cross-Hatch Screen
  • Emboss
  • Blur

Image filters
Applying filters to tweak your patterns.

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