Making Custom Patterns and Brushes in Photoshop
Making your own patterns and brushes in Photoshop for design projects is pretty easy, here are some quick tips to get you started creating your own.
Creating Custom Patterns
In the top toolbar go to edit > define pattern. A window will pop up with a box to name your brush, rename it and click OK. You can now set a layer style as pattern overlay that will tile your pattern automatically.
Creating Custom Brushes
The same goes for creating your own brushes in Photoshop.
In the top toolbar go to edit > define brush preset and name your new brush. You can now select it from the brush drop down and use it to your hearts content.