How To Create Your Own Pattern Fill In Illustrator Cs6


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Creating your own pattern fill

Traditionally, creating your own patterns inside of Illustrator has been somewhat of a tedious task. In this movie, I am going to show you how Illustrator CS6 has really changed the game when it comes to creating your own pattern swatches. I've got several pieces of artwork here on my artboard and I want to take some of those and create a repeatable pattern for use on web backgrounds and other projects. So let's go ahead and take a look at some of these pieces of artwork and how I can turn them into a pattern. The first one I am going to select is this one right here. I will grab this piece of artwork and I am just going to copy it to my clipboard by using Command+C or Ctrl+C. I'm then going to hit Command+N or Ctrl+N to create a new document.

You could go to File > New as well. Under Profile, I am going to select Web, because let's say I am making a web background and I'll choose 1024x768, and I will hit OK. Once I do that, I'll hit Command+V or Ctrl+V on my ke...

Creating your own pattern fill
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Creating your own pattern fill provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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