How to Change Pattern Color in Photoshop

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Change the color of a pattern in Photoshop.
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Color is the spice of life, and being able to change the color of patterned designs you use in your business campaign will add flare to your marketing materials. While changing the color of patterned designs used in these designs may seem like a lot of arduous work initially, Photoshop can be used to make the task at hand a cinch. Instead of building the pattern from scratch, use Photoshop to change the color of the pattern by overlaying another color over the top.


Step 1

Launch Photoshop. Open the document with the pattern whose color you want to change.

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Step 2

Pick the color you want to use. You can do this by opening the "Color" window and creating the color you desire or by double-clicking on the top square of the "Color Picker" in the "Tool" bar.


Step 3

Create a new layer in the "Layers" window by clicking on the icon that looks like a post-it note.


Step 4

Click on the "Paint Bucket Tool," and use it to fill in the layer you created.


Step 5

Apply the color to the pattern by changing the mode of the colored layer to "Color." You can change this mode in the drop-down menu in the "Layers" panel. (Usually, this drop-down menu is set to "Normal.")




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