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Final thoughts

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What's in this course, is just a small fraction

Final thoughts

What's in this course, is just a small fraction of what you can do with your pattern art. Whether you're creating patterns for a client or just creating them for your own enjoyment. I hope the information I shared in this course will better equip you to create your own unique repeat pattern designs. When you create any artwork, the enjoyment comes from the process of creating it and not necessarily from the final art you end up with. Don't get me wrong the final art is great, but I'm talking about the love of design, struggles and all.

Don't rush yourself, don't get frustrated, take your time, draw out your designs, work through the difficulties, refine your art. Then once you have it all defined clearly, in a drawn form move on to vector, and build it using the methods I've covered, throughout this course. Part of the fun of creating patterns is figuring out new ways to use them. So don't let my finite list of examples limit your pursuit of discovering new ways to utilize your pattern designs.

It's said that wisdom is the skillful application and knowledge. So take the new knowledge you've gained here, apply it to your own workflow and I think you'll discover new creative potential. Thank you for watching and remember never stop drawing.

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Drawing Vector Graphics: Patterns

35 video lessons · 5058 viewers

Von Glitschka
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  1. 5m 24s
    1. Welcome
      1m 32s
    2. Exercise files
      49s
    3. What are patterns?
      3m 3s
  2. 1h 6m
    1. Drawing out and refining your design
      9m 39s
    2. Building your vector pattern with a bounding box
      15m 22s
    3. Creating and using pattern swatches and libraries
      9m 29s
    4. Organize, size, rotate, and adjust your pattern fills
      9m 45s
    5. Using transparency to create depth
      8m 46s
    6. Using textures in your patterns
      13m 26s
  3. 1h 37m
    1. Pattern tool basics
      11m 16s
    2. Selecting appropriate artwork
      13m 19s
    3. Using the Pattern Tile tool and tile types
      11m 42s
    4. Using pattern tiles with the Pattern tool
      12m 55s
    5. Adding depth using the Appearance panel
      9m 39s
    6. Pattern tool limits
      9m 22s
    7. Good pattern-building habits
      15m 37s
    8. Exporting your pattern files
      13m 44s
  4. 30m 15s
    1. Creating a brush pattern
      9m 48s
    2. Creating a traditional border pattern frame
      4m 8s
    3. Using brush textures and clipping masks with patterns
      10m 6s
    4. Creating complex designs using a pattern brush
      6m 13s
  5. 24m 21s
    1. Patterns in the context of illustration
      6m 54s
    2. Patterns in the context of graphic design
      5m 0s
    3. Patterns in the context of visual identity
      8m 6s
    4. Patterns in the context of product design and accessories
      2m 21s
    5. Patterns in the context of textile designs
      2m 0s
  6. 14m 33s
    1. Ekaterina Panova, Russia
      1m 51s
    2. Raul Villanueva, Peru
      1m 6s
    3. Anastasiia Kucherenko, Ukraine
      1m 30s
    4. Andi Butler, United States
      1m 40s
    5. Dennis Bennett, Germany
      1m 34s
    6. Samarra Khaja, United States
      1m 44s
    7. Jenean Morrison, United States
      1m 25s
    8. Laura Coyle, United States
      3m 43s
  7. 1m 27s
    1. Final thoughts
      1m 27s

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