Creating complex designs using a pattern brush


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Creating complex designs using a pattern brush

Brush patterns are great. But in all honesty, you won't use them every day. So knowing when to use them can save you a lot of time on certain types of projects. For well over 100 years now, the Marine Corps has been represented by this classic emblem of the globe, anchor and eagle. I was hired by their ad agency of record to take this classic motif and translate it into an iconic one color visual.

Let me show you how I used a brush pattern to help me create the final art on this project. When I approach certain design projects, I can get really intimidated by a certain client, especially if I haven't worked with them before. But in this case, I was dealing with the Marine Corps and, I mean, they have a long history. And they're pretty established in terms of what represents the Marine Corps. So this project was a little bit intimidating. Being asked to take the classic globe and anchor and reduce it down to a simple iconic one color mark.

And, the way I started on this is, I just broke it do...

Creating complex designs using a pattern brush
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Creating complex designs using a pattern brush provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Von Glitschka as part of the Drawing Vector Graphics: Patterns

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Design
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Illustrator
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