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Mastering Vector Design: How to Create Illustrator Patterns

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David Karlins dispels some of the myths about using patterns in Adobe Illustrator. With some very simple techniques, you can create and use fascinating patterns for strokes and fills.

Patterns, Patterns Everywhere

The ability to create, apply, and transform fills is both a creative technique and a production assistant. With the tricks you’ve learned in this article, you can create some mind-expanding and unique fills to add to illustrations. And you can save time and stress by manipulating and saving your patterns—in effect, building a library of reusable fills.