Join Von Glitschka for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Pattern Tile tool and tile types, part of Drawing Vector Graphics: Patterns.
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…Composing and adjusting your pattern designs is an…effortless task when using the Pattern tool in Illustrator.…As I mentioned previously Illustrator's Pattern tool provides you with five…tile types or arrangements that you can use to adjust your designs.…And create unique patterns like the one on this tie.…So let's review each of these five tile types and…see how you can twirl them the Pattern Tile tool.…The creative process tends to overlap methods at times and by this…point in this course you've already seen me use the pattern tile.…
Tool, but we're going to use it more as we test drive each of the tile types.…So we're going to go over the various tiling types within the Pattern tool.…You can also think of them as arrangements.…And the best way to do that is to…just demonstrate how each of them works with the same.…Piece of artwork.…Once again free floating artwork such as this design motif which…I should point out is part of the stock art library I…provide in the exercise files for this course, works is an…
In this installment of Drawing Vector Graphics, Von Glitschka demystifies the pattern design process, explaining tessellations (mathematical tiles that lie at the heart of patterns) and visiting the various methods of creating new patterns. He shows how to build repeating patterns with Illustrator's pattern tools and pattern brushes, and incorporate patterns into your design. The course also features patterns from some of the industry's most inspiring designers.
- Establishing the bounding box for your tile
- Drawing your design
- Creating a pattern swatch
- Refining art with the Pattern tool
- Saving your design
- Creating a pattern brush
- Using your pattern in designs