Changing the colors within patterns


show more Changing the colors within patterns provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Coloring Artwork show less
please wait ...

Changing the colors within patterns

Working with patterns has always been a challenge inside of Illustrator, both in creating patterns and also modifying them. Now in truth, creating repeating patterns is an art form within itself and it's probably something that justifies an entire title on its own, and maybe in the future insider trading title, we'll actually focus on that topic. However, here, since we're talking about color, let's discuss the ways that we can actually modify colors that appear within patterns.

There are actually two ways to accomplish this. One way is to the use of Global Colors, the other way is using the Recolor Artwork feature; let's take a look at both of these. I have a document here called patterns.ai. I'm actually going to move these over to the side and maybe zoom it just a little bit here. Let's focus on this pattern right here, it's a single rectangle that's full with a pattern and that pattern here is called Flower Round, I have on the bottom here these patte...

Changing the colors within patterns
Video duration: 4m 39s 4h 44m Intermediate

Viewers:

Changing the colors within patterns provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Coloring Artwork

Subject:
Design
Software:
Illustrator
Author:
please wait ...