Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Open a 800x600px document with a white background. Hit D on your keyboard to reset the colors and go to Filter > Render > Difference Clouds, press Control + J to duplicate the layer and apply the Difference Clouds filter again bi pressing Control + F, do this last step again so we have 3 layers with Difference Clouds filter applied, like this:

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Now, select the bottom layer and make invisible the other two, like this:

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Go to Filter > Artistic > Cutout, and use these settings:

Number of levels: 3 (because our camo patter will have 3 different colors).
Edge simplicity: 0.
Edge fidelity: 1.

And you will have something like this (note the three colors):

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Press Control + Shift + L to autolevel the image so we have the colors more defined and it will turn into this:

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Now go to Filter > Texture > Patchwork and use these settings:

Square size: 1.
Relief: 0.

And you should have something like this:

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Now go to Filter > Artistic > Cutout and use these settings:

Number of levels: 2.
Edge simplicity: 0.
Edge fidelity: 1.

And you will have something like this:

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Apply Filter > Sharpen > Sharpen edges and it will turn out like this:

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Now use the Magic Wand to select all the “islands”:

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

And press Control + J on your keyboard to duplicate the layer with the “islands” selected:

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

For the other two layers repeat the process: Cutout, Autolevel, Patchwork, Cutout, Sharpen edges, “islands” selection.

You should end something like this:

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

You will notice that there will be two “islands” layers that have small ones, place one above the other and merge those two. Select the layer at the bottom, and create a new layer by pressing Control + Shift + N and fill it with a white background by pressing Shift + F5.

Your final result should be something like this:

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

BUT we are creating a 3 color camo, so right-click the “islands” layers and go to Blending Options > Color Overlay and apply a black color to one and a gray color to the other one since we already hace the third color as our background, white.

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Unique Digital Camo Pattern

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