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Should you use Photoshop or Illustrator for your pattern designs?

The difference between Photoshop and Illustrator for pattern designs + image of girl's hand with laptop keyboard

Are you unsure whether you should use Photoshop or Illustrator for your pattern designs?

In today’s episode, we’re going to take talk about the pros and cons of each program.


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  1. Hi, I enjoy your podcast a lot! Thank you for creating it. What do you think of Proceate? versus Photoshop and Illustrator? ( I am a painter and I am interested in illustratons but I am not sure yet which type, pattern designs,..greeting card or , children book.. Thank you. Have a lovely week Yvonne Morell

    • Pattern and Design says:

      I’m so glad to hear you’re enjoying the podcast 🙂
      I love Procreate also but personally if I’m creating work in Procreate, I still like to bring my design elements into Photoshop to create my pattern repeats so I can keep them as full working files
      Have a lovely week too!

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