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Hey! It's Sarah Watts. Photoshop is my favorite program of all time and I use it for every piece of art that I make. I am so excited to offer a longform course where I walk you through Photoshop step-by-step and together we'll make seamless repeat patterns with beautiful textures. It's not as scary as it seems. This is the only course online that covers this much of Photoshop specifically tailored to the surface pattern world. Here you will learn the tools to put your art on phone cases, fabric, stationery, etc. It's awesome, and I'll show you how I do it. 

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FP2P is a deep dive into Adobe Photoshop for painterly surface design and gift illustration. Sarah walks you through step by step.

Do you want to create beautiful textured art in a surface design collection? If so, this is the perfect course for you, even if you are a beginner! I go deep into everything you need to know about Adobe Photoshop for surface design. Learn my step-by-step process to go from paint to a fully realized collection of pattern for you to spread your creative vision onto goods that bring joy to others. 

Maybe you are an illustrator, designer, painter, or just play around with sketching and coming up with fun imagery that makes you feel excited. Maybe you see beautiful patterns spread across products that you love and wonder, "How the heck did they do that?"  

In this course, From Paint to Pattern, I will teach you how to go from that spark of an idea to a fully realized collection of pattern work. You can totally use that collection to jumpstart a career in surface design, but you don't have to! There are so many websites where you can get your own work printed onto products. You can upload you art to Spoonflower, you can get notebooks printed. All kinds of stuff. It's MAGIC. You will learn a lot of fun applications for your collections in my program. 

Think of this as an 8 week semester in surface design using Adobe Photoshop. You won't find it anywhere else online. I had to teach myself! Now you can learn it in 8 weeks instead of the 10 years of trial and error that it took me to get it down to a step-by-step process.