Pattern tool basics


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Pattern tool basics

It's time to take a look at Illustrator's pattern tool. The best way to learn and understand how to use this new tool, which will aid in your creation of a repeat pattern, is by demonstrating its use. Before we jump into making a unique repeat pattern using this tool, we need to understand some basics regarding the settings that control it, knowing these basics will help you create and adjust your designs with greater ease. So let's take a look at a few of these controls now.

>> As with all of my patterns in this course, they all started off in analogue. In a previous movie you saw me working on the rough sketch of this and refining it into the final form you see now. I scanned it in. And I'll just simply select it, change the opacity to 20, and lock that layer. From this, I'm going to build all of my base vector shapes. I'm going to zoom in just a little so you can see this better. And turn those on.

And this is everything I need to create not only a stand alone pattern ...

Pattern tool basics
Video duration: 11m 16s 4h 0m Intermediate

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Pattern tool basics 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
Software:
Illustrator
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