Applying and manipulating pattern fills


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Applying and manipulating pattern fills

So of the three types of Fills that you can apply to objects inside of Illustrator, we've discussed solid colors and gradient fills. Now, let's talk about the third type of Fill, something called a Pattern Fill. A Pattern Fill is kind of like wallpaper. You take a certain pattern or certain piece of art, and you just have that piece of art repeated over and over and over again as the fill of an object. In fact, you can see that right here. At the bottom of this document I have a rectangle, and if I move it around, this just one rectangle that I have, yet it is filled with this repeating pattern of different flowers.

The nice thing about working with patterns is that there are several things that you can do to adjust how the patterns themselves fit, or appear, within other objects. I'm actually going to come up over here to this object that has the gradient fill on it, and I'm going to click on this button here and drag it down the handle to resize it. By the way, I have the...

Applying and manipulating pattern fills
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Applying and manipulating pattern fills provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Illustrator
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