Repeating seamless patterns: definitions, free samples, links, and how-tos


An old style of creating stipple patterns in textile printing when highlights and shadows are produced with different sizes of brass pins driven into a wooden block. Also called pinning. Imitated with a modern technology to create an old-fashion look.

Example(s) of Picotage
An example of a picotage design
A picotage pattern created with Artlandia SymmetryWorks.
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