Selecting appropriate artwork


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Selecting appropriate artwork

With the pattern tool, you can take any piece of vector artwork and turn it into a pattern. That said, it obviously doesn't mean everything will look good if you do that. Design is all about the balance and composition of shape, form, color, etc. In order to facilitate a message, and thus create a beautiful, or compelling design motif. So when it comes to pattern design, the same principles apply, and you want to create appropriate vector assets you can use in your design.

As I stated earlier in the course, drawing out your ideas is a great way to strategize and refine a direction for your art work. And that also applies when using the pattern tool. So let's take a look at a another way you can select appropriate vector art for your repeat pattern. Even on a simplified ornamental design like the one I'm going to show on this movie, drawing can help you and assist you in the creative process. So, for this specific ornament design, I only had to draw 1 4th of the total motif in order to crea...

Selecting appropriate artwork
Video duration: 13m 19s 4h 0m Intermediate

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Selecting appropriate artwork 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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