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Creating geometric patterns in Illustrator

Creating geometric patterns in Illustrator
Sometimes when I create a pattern background in Illustrator I don’t end up with a Pattern Swatch. Instead, I create a Symbol of the repeating element and I create a whole background repeating this Symbol: duplicating 1, then 2, 4, 8, 16 and so on. It’s just not always that simple to create perfectly seamless patterns, especially with geometric forms. Today I’ll show you how to create a geometric pattern shape and fill a background with it using the method I just described. Inspiration I found this beautiful pattern on FFFFound and I thought, this is perfect for a tutorial. Creating a hexagon shape Select the Polygon Tool from the Toolbox and draw a hexagon. Give the hexagon a dark red fill and brown border of 75 pt. Rotate the hexagon Select the Rotate Tool from the Toolbox and click in the right corner of the hexagon to us as rotation point. Add a vertical line to the hexagon Make sure your Rulers are turned on: go to View > Show Rulers or hit command/control + r. Turn strokes into fills

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