Defining simple patterns


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Defining simple patterns

Now that we know how to apply patterns through our artworks inside of Illustrator, let's explore how to define our own Pattern designs. Now in reality, defining Patterns can get pretty complex. So what we are going to do is focus on just creating very simple patterns here. Afterwards, you can start to experiment with more and more complex designs and I'll give few pointers for how to do that. So in this file here called defining_ patterns, which you will find in chapter10 of the exercise files. I have a simple shape here for a surfboard and I want it to be able to fill with a pattern of maybe these flip-flops or even this G, which is the part of the logo for the company called Groundswell.

So let's start with a simple one here, which is just the G itself. Now obviously I could take my artwork here and just simply repeat it over and over again just by using copy. I'll hold down the Option key as I just drag over copies here. But that doesn't create a Pattern Fill, whi...

Defining simple patterns
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Defining simple patterns provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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