Pattern Recipes: How to Create Pattern Templates You Can Reuse

Shannon McNab, Surface Designer & Illustrator

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11 Lessons (45m)
    • 1. Class Intro

      1:47
    • 2. Benefits to Building Templates

      1:19
    • 3. Building Proper Repeats in AI & PS

      4:37
    • 4. Template Best Practices

      4:51
    • 5. Building the Grid Pattern Template

      6:12
    • 6. Half Drop Grid Patterns

      5:27
    • 7. Versatility of the Grid Pattern Template

      4:33
    • 8. Linear Toss Pattern Template

      3:00
    • 9. Building You Own Linear Toss Repeat

      4:47
    • 10. How to Fix Unbalanced Patterns

      5:51
    • 11. Final Thoughts + Your Assignment

      2:33
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Project Description

Create your very own grid or linear toss template and then use it to create a brand new pattern, utilizing all the different techniques shown in class.

Once you're happy with your new pattern, upload an image of your pattern (and any in process images) to your class project so we can all see your beautiful work!

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