Tiling pattern vs. pattern brushes


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Tiling pattern vs. pattern brushes

In this exercise, I am going to introduce you to the fourth kind of brush that's available to you inside Illustrator, and that's the pattern brush. I am working inside of a document called pattern brushes.ai, and it's a kind of pattern laboratory. So over here on the right-hand side you have a series of tile patterns. These are the objects that I use to construct the original tile patterns, all of which are available to me here inside the Swatches panel. So I've got violet wedges, I've got red wedges, and so on all, the way over to beige wedges--so, four of them in all. All the colors in the rainbow represented right here.

Tile patterns, by the way, are pivotal to understanding what's going on with pattern brushes, because you need the former to create the latter. In other words, you need tile patterns to create pattern brushes. Now down here at the bottom of the illustration, you'll see a bunch of objects that I used to build up my pattern brushes. And in al...

Tiling pattern vs. pattern brushes
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Tiling pattern vs. pattern brushes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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