Apr 07, 2011 — 8 comments
Beautiful patterns can be easily created by duplicating basic shapes with a simple colour scheme. This tutorial explains the process of creating a trendy chevron background pattern using Illustrator’s vector shape tools. We’ll then take the design over to Photoshop to add some extra polish and really bring the pattern to life with subtle gradients and texture effects.
Follow this step by step tutorial to create a trendy geometric poster design with a series of tessellating three dimensional cubes. We’ll be creating the colourful shapes in Adobe Illustrator, then bring everything over to Photoshop to finish off the poster with subtle textures and colour casts.
In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn to use Gradient Mesh and Textures to create a realistic Mango.
Step by step tutorial demonstrates creating and coloring of quilt blocks. This quilting pattern is made up of symmetrical blocks which begins with a basic square.
There’s something about designing for unusual applications such as skateboard decks that really makes the design process much more fun. Maybe it’s the unique canvas size that makes things a little more challenging, or just the cool feeling you get when you see it mocked up as a complete deck. Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create a vector patterned deck design with a minimal colour scheme.
There’s a simple way of creating seamless repeating patterns like these. Let me show you how I created these shapes for geometric patterns using the "Constrain Distance” feature of the InkScribe plug-in together with the "Protractor” tool from VectorScribe!
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a seamless pattern composed of simple folk-flavored flowers. In the first part we will create an individual flower. In the second we will focus on constructing a pattern and define a seamless Illustrator pattern swatch.
n this tutorial we will learn how to create a seamless pattern, combining tools of the Phantasm CS plugin with the new Pattern creation feature in Adobe Illustrator CS6. Using these wonderful tools, you can create amazing genuine textile patterns prints.
In case you haven’t noticed, today is Valentine’s Day, so I thought it would be fitting to base today’s tutorial on some kind of ‘lovey-dovey’ theme. Follow this step by step Illustrator guide to creating an intricate vector heart illustration. We’ll build the various patterns and shapes out of simple objects and modify their appearance with Illustrator’s handy distort tools in order to completely fill our heart graphic with detailed elements.
In this tutorial we will learn how to create a seamless pattern using Pattern Creation feature in Adobe Illustrator CS6, Width Gradient Tool and Width Selector Tool. With these tools, the creation of patterns has become much easier. Have you tried yet?
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