Creating Geometric Patterns

Peter Bone, Designer, Author, Teacher

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15 Videos (1h 11m)
    • Introduction

    • How to get the most from this course

    • Set up, basic patterns, transforming

    • Create & transform a simple pattern

    • Using a grid & the pen tool

    • Create a more complex pattern

    • Combining patterns using layers

    • Create a combination of patterns

    • Using transformations

    • Create a pattern using transformations

    • Create a classic chevron pattern

    • Using open and closed paths

    • Create a pattern using open & closed paths

    • Expanding & combining patterns

    • Final project & request for feedback


About This Class


Learn to make simple, beautiful geometric patterns using Adobe Illustrator. Whether you’re a graphic designer, interior designer, fashion designer or someone that just likes patterns, this course will teach you the skills to create your own geometric patterns in no time.

This class will teach you how to make classic geometric pattern repeats. To stretch your creativity further, the only ingredients you'll use will be black and white lines. 

It’s suitable for beginners as well as more experienced Illustrator users, but there will be quite a steep learning curve, as we’ll need to get into the fine details of how to align objects precisely in order for these type of patterns to work. If you are new to Illustrator you might consider taking a more basic course before this one. 

You will need to use Adobe Illustrator to take this course. It doesn't need to be the latest version. 

16 of 16 students recommendSee All

I really enjoyed this class. Though I've always wanted to create intricate geometric patterns, I felt too intimidated to learn. This class really helped me get over that fear. Once you have the basics, the possibilities are endless.
Darnita Howard

The Pattern Maven

Great class, easy to follow, would love to attend your class on Circular patterns





Peter Bone

Designer, Author, Teacher

Peter Bone has worked in graphic design for 25 years. During that time he has taught thousands of people to use Quark Xpress, Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop - at every level from complete beginners through to experts in their field. He has taught designers, marketing people, creative directors, writers, editors, illustrators, fashion designers and photographers for companies as varied as the BBC, the British Museum, Cond? Nast, Paul Smith, Price Waterhouse Coopers and The Designers Guild...

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