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Subtle Patterns as individual, native GIMP .pat files
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45_degree_fabric.pat Add through page 9
60_degree_lines.pat Add through page 8 Update README
always_grey.pat Add through page 7
beige_paper.pat Add through page 5
black_linen.pat Add through page 6
black_linen_v2.pat Add more patterns
black_mamba.pat Add through page 6
black_paper.pat Add through page 7
black_scales.pat first commit
bright_squares.pat Add through page 5
brushed_aluminum.pat Add through page 6
brushed_aluminum_dark.pat Add through page 6
carbon_fiber.pat Add through page 9
carbon_fibre_v2.pat Add more patterns
cardboard.pat first commit
checkered_light_emboss.pat first commit
circles.pat first commit
concrete_wall.pat Add through page 5
concrete_wall_2.pat Add through page 5
concrete_wall_3.pat Add through page 5
crissXcross.pat Add more patterns
crossed_stripes.pat Add through page 7
crosses.pat Add more patterns
cubes.pat Add more patterns
dark_brick_wall.pat Add more patterns
dark_denim.pat Add through page 8
dark_leather.pat Add more patterns
dark_mosaic.pat Add more patterns
dark_stripes.pat Add through page 7
darth_stripe.pat Add more patterns
diagonal_noise.pat Add more patterns
diamonds_are_forever.pat Add more patterns
double_lined.pat Add through page 7
elastoplast.pat first commit
exclusive_paper.pat Add through page 8
fabric_1.pat Add through page 9
fancy_deboss.pat Add more patterns
gold_scale.pat first commit
green_dust_scratch.pat Add more patterns
green_fibers.pat Add through page 5
green_gobbler.pat Add through page 5
grey_sand.pat Add through page 8
grunge_wall.pat Add through page 5
handmade_paper.pat Add through page 7
inflicted.pat Add more patterns
leather_1.pat Add through page 9
light_honeycomb.pat Add through page 6
little_pluses.pat Add through page 6
mbossed.pat first commit
micro_carbon.pat Add through page 9
mirrored_squares.pat Add more patterns
noise_pattern_with_crosslines.pat Add more patterns
noisy.pat Add through page 7
old_mathematics.pat Add through page 7
padded.pat Add through page 6
paper_1.pat Add through page 9
paper_2.pat Add through page 8
paper_3.pat Add through page 8
pinstripe.pat Add through page 8
polaroid.pat first commit
pool_table.pat Add more patterns
project_papper.pat Add more patterns
random_grey_variations.pat Add through page 6
real_carbon_fiber.pat first commit
rip_jobs.pat first commit
robots.pat Add more patterns
rocky_wall.pat Add through page 7
rubber_grip.pat Add more patterns
silver_scales.pat first commit
smooth_wall.pat Add through page 8
soft_circle_scales.pat Add more patterns
soft_wallpaper.pat Add through page 5
stucco.pat first commit
subtle_freckles.pat Add through page 5
subtle_orange_emboss.pat Add more patterns
tactile_noise.pat Add through page 9
triangles.pat Add more patterns
type.pat first commit
vichy.pat Add through page 6
washi.pat first commit
wavecut.pat Add through page 6
white_carbon.pat Add through page 9
white_sand.pat Add through page 8
white_texture.pat Add more patterns
whitey.pat Add more patterns
wine_cork.pat Add through page 8
wood_1.pat Add through page 7
woven.pat first commit



The goal of this project is to take the original patterns from Subtle Patterns and convert them to individual GIMP patterns (.pat files) for use with the GNU Image Manipulation Program, a free and open-source raster graphics editor.

Note that the color-indexed originals have been converted to RGB.


Subtle Patterns is made by Atle Mo.

The GIMP pattern files in this repository were created by dbb.


Subtle Patterns is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The patterns can be used freely in both personal and commercial projects as long as attribution is made to "". See the Subtle Patterns About page for more information.

You are not obligated to make any attribution to dbb or this repository.


Any help would be appreciated. If you would like to add some of the missing patterns, please see the GIMP Patterns Documentation, fork this repository, then submit a pull request. Note that any contributions will be subject to the same licensing terms outlined above.

Questions and more info

See the Subtle Patterns About page for more information.

Any questions that do not specifically relate to these GIMP files should be directed to the original author.

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