Create A Carbon-fiber Pattern in Photoshop

Step 1

Create a new canvas with the size of 1 x 1 in. using your ruler pull a vertical guide to 0.50in. then pull 3 horizontal guides 0.25 in. space between each.

Using the the HEX colors below create rectangles 0.25in H x 0.5in. W and position them within the guides
242424
1C1C1C
1D1D1D
151515
1A1A1A
222222
131313
1B1B1B

Step 2

Define As Pattern

Click Edit -> Define Pattern and give it a pattern name. (Carbon Fibre for instance). Click OKto save it as a pattern.

Step3

Using Carbon Fibre Pattern

To test the carbon fibre pattern, create a new canvas with bigger size, 500x400px would be good. Click on Edit -> Fill (or Shift + F5), choose the carbon fibre pattern created just now, click OK and fill the section up. Here’s how your carbon fibre background should looks like

David Nero-Dowe

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