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Surface Pattern Design in Adobe Illustrator: A Complete Introduction

via Skillshare


About This Class

Learn Surface Pattern Design and turn your handdrawn doodles into repeating patterns with Esther in Adobe Illustrator CC.


We will cover the skills and techniques of how to:

  • Digitize your drawing from paper
  • Vectorize your digital drawings
  • Essential tools needed for editing basic shapes
  • Advanced Selection, smoothing and more
  • The anatomy of repeating patterns
  • Make simple geometrical patterns
  • Different arrangement of tossed prints
  • Recolor
  • Export a client ready file


Hungry for more Illustrator goodness? Check out more of Esther's classes on these subjects:


  • Class Trailer
  • Custom Workspace
  • Vectorize From iPad
  • Vectorize From Paper
  • Basic Shape Editing
  • Selection, Smoothing, and More
  • Understanding Patterns
  • Simple Geometrical Patterns
  • Simple Tossed Print
  • Alternative Approach to Layout
  • On Colors
  • Export
  • FAQ

Taught by

Esther Nariyoshi

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