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.

The app also lets you quickly cycle among the blend modes and choose the one that works best for your design. Or you can put SymmetryMill on autopilot and let it explore the variety of blending parameters for you (but that’s the topic of another post).

Ready to try for yourself? Be sure to download the latest SymmetryMill. Also see the updated user guide page Blending Units Of Repetitions for more info about blend modes in SymmetryMill.

Last updated: June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017

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