This week we come full circle with our third and final repeating pattern tutorial. We'll be using the offset technique. You may notice there's some cross-over with our first tutorial – if you squint hard, you'll see they're pretty similar in approach but with a slightly different way of shunting the elements around. This technique only really works if you're designing on a computer however - if you want to be more hands-on and use pen and paper, part 1 will probably suit you better.
You may notice too that this offset technique is the most covered elsewhere on the web, but what we hope to add is an explanation of why it works. Again, this is not a software tutorial, it's simply to furnish you with a process. (For our recommendation of top-notch software education, scroll to the bottom of this post).
Don't get offset
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