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Pattern Studio
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Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Feb 9, 2013 @ 8:17am
Aug 1 @ 12:54pm
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Description
Pattern Studio is a special Vector-Bitmap editor for creating seamless textures and patterns with automatic Bump, Normal and Alpha MAP export.
From making seamless textures from scratch or from photos, metallic surfaces, natural media to complex interlocking patterns, Pattern Studio does it all.

Pattern Studio uses Vector-Bitmap technology that combines vector tools with the pixel based image manipulation. On top of all this, whatever you draw or paint in it is always automatically seamless - without any additional work.

-Flexible, non-destructive, vector-like editable object
-Create never before seen realistic or Natural media graphics
-High Pass filter and Perspective correction for creating textures from photos
-3D lighting system for creating metallic textures
-Robust project simplification using Packages
-Export to Adobe Photoshop with separate layers
-Scalable Megarender technology can produce multi-mega pixels output even from small few-hundred pixel canvas
-Interlocking Patterns - this is actually the only editor that allows for easy to make interlocking objects where a part of one object can cross different layers (see the first video at 6:25)

Always Automatically Seamless
Whatever you draw or paint is automatically seamless. In fact you see the whole texture repeat right there during the design.

Vector-like Editing
Any object you create is editable all the time. You can change shapes, group objects, move them in layers, resize, edit envelopes etc. Any object has its own changeable properties like color, texture, outline, lights, material, transparency, multiple 3D effects, bevels, shadows, motion blur and much more.

Bitmap Editing
Unlike in a normal vector editor you can actually paint directly onto any vector object using airbrushes, 3D or Artistic brushes and special Image Nozzles. You can paint on the canvas and the strokes will become another seamless object to which you can apply effects, just as with vector objects. Importing images from disc allows you to create seamless textures from photos with special High Pass filter and Perspective Correction.

3D Effects
You can apply various bevels and extrude effects to any object or bitmap to create three-dimensional look. You can get even closer to rendered-like image by applying an unlimited number of 3D lights to any object or by changing its material properties. For example it very easy to create realistic metallic textures - often a big problem in standard vector drawing packages.

Scalable output
One of the Pattern Studio strength is that you can design in small size then export it with Megarender into much larger yet crisp output.

Texture Shaker and GenetX
Not sure how to start? Use Texture Shaker to generate a seamless texture and its variations with one click.

Non-Photo Realistic Styles
At any time you can switch the output to one of many Global NPR Styles for instant hand-drawn output using pencil, watercolor or even a paint. As any other feature in Pattern Studio, this is non destructive, you can easily switch between styles, go back to original style or tweak the current style to your preference.

Export to Adobe Photoshop
You can export the whole design into Adobe Photoshop keeping all the layers, transparency channels, shadow layers and layer names as you created them in Pattern Studio.
You can also use MegaRender technology to export large quality work to Adobe PhotoShop.

Tutorial:
http://www.mediachance.com/patternstudio/tutoriall.pdf

Trial:
http://www.mediachance.com/patternstudio/index.html
58 Comments
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cj4dice Aug 25 @ 3:56pm 
Well done!
luckybirdy4 Aug 17 @ 3:03pm 
I've used a trial version of this before, and I must say, I loved it.
STVR Aug 1 @ 1:57pm 
I'm not so sure I'd use this myself, but congratulations!
mogha Jul 28 @ 11:11am 
Who died? Or why be so dramatically? O cowboy, throw your lasso! Now I'm weepy.
Whatever ... nice tool.
endrina_eolh Jun 25 @ 3:17am 
Tiene buena pinta
dasTofu Jun 21 @ 2:16am 
this would be incredibly cool for textures
Vitteran Jun 20 @ 12:07am 
good for creating textures
Special Agent. Fox Mulder Jun 1 @ 3:23pm 
would love to use this for second life :)
jansre16 May 30 @ 1:40pm 
Add this Valve!
_.:Blackeyes:._ May 25 @ 3:26am 
Good tool to make Textures for Games!!