Pattern-based images

This thing we call process is a difficult entity to describe. It's integral to the way you work and something that must be honed to perfection over the years, each time incorporating something a little different to enhance your workflow. Here I will introduce you to a little something I do as a matter of course - something I do several times a day that has become second nature, and which you may find useful in your process if you're not already doing it.

Through its creative software, Adobe provides a great range of shapes to work with. Circles, squares and so on - they're all there, albeit pretty basic. But did you know you can create other shapes from these shapes? And that these shapes can multiply like rabbits given half a chance (and a quick read through this tutorial)? With a little refrain and some considerable imagination, these shapes can be transformed into amazing patterns.

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