Creating Patterns in Illustrator – #24
In this lesson, we will look at pattern creation using Photoshop and Illustrator. We will create a repeating pattern in Illustrator and use it to fill an object. We will also look at scaling, rotating and moving a pattern within a shape.
|1||Pattern Creation in Photoshop and Illustrator||1-7|
|2||Using Illustrator’s Pattern Tool||1-19|
|3||Adding a Background Color to the Pattern||1-7|
|4||Applying the Pattern Swatch to an Object||1-8|
|5||Rotating a Pattern Within an Object||1-5|
MODULE 1 • Pattern Creation in Photoshop and Illustrator
|1A||Before we begin, note that complete Mac and Windows Commands, Keyboard Shortcuts & Mouse directions are written in the script, and mentioned only in the audio.
The video shows only Mac Commands, using a one-button mouse.
Here are the Keyboard Shortcut abbreviations and differences:
This means press & hold the Command key if you have a Mac, or the Control Key if you have Windows, then press the letter, or perform the action, etc.
|1B||A note on Mouse actions:
If you have a one-button mouse for your Mac, you might want to configure it to act like a two-button mouse:
Your Mouse will now work like a Two-Button Mouse
|2||In the following lessons, we will be looking at creating original artwork and repeating patterns in Photoshop and Illustrator|
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