Class: Illustrator Pattern Power

Illustrater pattern mode half drop

Version: Adobe Illustrator CS6 & CC   Length: 3 hours (20 online video lessons). Our subscribers get immediate, free access to videos, PDF guide and files. Cost: Pay What You Wish

Take control of the technical side of patterns in Illustrator CS6 and CC and let your creativity shine. You won’t find another course that takes the time and explains in such detail the new CS6 & CC pattern feature specifically for pattern designers.

Subscribe for password access (The password unlocks all of our classes), then you can watch the video lessons and download the files on our Pattern Power private class page. Pay What You Wish if you use the classes.

[gss-button url=”” color=”orange”]SUBSCRIBE for Access[/gss-button]    [gss-button url=”” color=”orange”]Start Pattern Power Here[/gss-button]

Illustrator Pattern Power Class Samples & Outline:

Class Outline

Intro to the Illustrator Pattern Editing Mode

Lesson 1: Naming and Saving Pattern Swatches (10:39)

Lesson 2: Tile Boundaries and Swatch Boundaries (6:53)

Lesson 3: Look Inside Pattern Fills (8:51)

Lesson 4: Transforming Pattern Fills (11:14)

Project 1 : Working with Pattern Editing Mode

Lesson 5: Sizing the Pattern Tile (11:22)

Lesson 6: The Pattern Tiling Tool (11:13)

Lesson 7: Pattern Mode Workflow Tips (14:19)


Project 2 : Creating & Exporting Patterns

Lesson 8: Pixel Perfect for Websites (7:28)

Lesson 9: Creating & Saving Colorways (7:55)

Lesson 10: Exporting for the Web (9:19)

Lesson 11: Exporting Multiple Artboards (4:40)

Project 3 : Layered Patterns

Lesson 12: Layering Patterns (8:32)

Lesson 13: Small Scale Patterns (12:04)

Lesson 14: The Floral Pattern Unit (11:30)

Lesson 15: Layering with Hex Repeats (7:00)

Lesson 16: Screen Tiling Artifacts (2:33)

Lesson 17: Color & Spoonflower (6:12)

Lesson 18: Printing & Export to Spoonflower (7:51)

Lesson 19: Resizing and Troubleshooting Patterns (14:12)

Lesson 20: Conclusion (0:42)

Ready to learn how to create Illustrator patterns?

Just subscribe to get the password, then you can watch the video lessons and download the files on our Pattern Power private class page.


We love what we do here, and we hope you do too. Donations are greatly appreciated. Click the button to show your illustratoring love!