Illustrator for Lunch™ - Make Custom Organic Patterns - Transform, Scissors, Align, Pattern Swatch Premium class

Helen Bradley, Illustrator for Lunch™ & Photoshop for Lunch™

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6 Videos (38m)
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Making Custom Organic Patterns - Intro

      1:16
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Making Custom Organic Patterns - Part 1

      9:31
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Making Custom Organic Patterns - Part 2

      6:17
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Making Custom Organic Patterns - Part 3

      12:42
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Making Custom Organic Patterns - Part 4

      6:25
    • Illustrator for Lunch™ - Pt 5 Line Join Alternative for Illustrator CS5 and earlier

      1:44

About This Class

Illustrator for Lunch™ is a series of short video courses you can study in bite size pieces such as at lunchtime. In this course you'll learn to make custom organic pattern swatches in Illustrator of the kind which are hard to make using the new Pattern Make tool. These techniques will help you make complex patterns in future. Here are the two patterns we will make :

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More in this series:

Illustrator for Lunch™ - On a Safari – Making patterns in Illustrator 

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Retro TV – Draw a Retro TV with Sunburst Background

Illustrator for Lunch™ - In the Kitchen - Cartoon Art with Live Paint

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Let's Go Steampunk - Shapes, Rotation & Textures

Illustrator for Lunch™ - In the Frame – Shapes, Fills, Strokes & Color

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Season's Greetings - Shapes, Brushes, Texture

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Something's Fishy - Appearance Panel fun

Illustrator for Lunch™ – In Your Face – Pen tool practice

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Houndstooth & Rose - Live Trace & Pattern Making

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Road Trip - Custom Brushes & Live Paint

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Doodle-Style Heart - DIY Brushes & Nested Shape

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Watercolor Magic - Type, Downloaded Patterns & Brushes

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Going in Circles - Brushes, Blends & Transformations

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Vector Textures - Vectors, Clipping Masks, Pathfinder

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Semi-transparent Flowers - Opacity, Blend Modes, Brushes

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Make Art Brushes - Configure, Color & Scale

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Warp Shapes & Text - Envelope Distort, Warp, Gradients

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Clipping Masks, Opacity Masks, Layer Masks

Illustrator for Lunch™ - 3D Extrusion Effects - Text, Shapes & 3D

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Making Art Using Other People's Art

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Cutout Text Effects - Photos, Pathfinder & Text

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Draw a Vintage Birdcage - Shapes, Transform, Texture

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Faux Tissue Paper Collage - Blending, Texture, Transparency

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Abstract Ombre Background - Color Scheme, Blend, Transform

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Stipple Texture Effect - Grain, Gradients, Blends

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Pattern Know-how - Install, Transform, Recolor

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Neon Effect - Appearances, Graphic Styles, Fonts

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Fun with Scripts - Download, Install, Run

Illustrator for Lunch™ - More fun with Scripts - Text to code, more scripts, more fun (trees too!)

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Banner and Award Badges - Appearance Panel, Masks, Warp

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Fun Effects with Graphic Styles - Appearances, Brushes, Styles

Illustrator for Lunch™ - 4 Exotic Patterns - Quatrefoils, Moroccan Trellis, and Layered Diamond

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Complex Rotated Repeating Patterns Made Easy - Using MadPattern templates

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Blends and Gradients - Blends, Blend Modes, Gradients

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Make to Sell Printables - Stripes, Grid, Lines & Isometric Grid

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Layered Paper Style Collage - Gradients, Graphic Styles, Transform

Illustrator for Lunch™ - 10 in 10 - Ten Top Illustrator Tips in 10 Minutes

Illustrator for Lunch™ - Make a Lace Pattern Brush - Stroke, Blends, Pattern Tiles, Rotation

Illustrator for Lunch™ - 10 in 10 - Ten Top Illustrator Tips in 10 Minutes

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Priceless information for anyone who has struggled with how to create organic, wavy-lined types of patterns in AI. Thanks so much, Helen!
Just another Helen's great class with lots of well explained techniques.
Claudia Cerantola

Illustrator and Surface pattern designer

Helen I´m very grateful because I´m learning a lot with your classes

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Helen Bradley

Illustrator for Lunch™ & Photoshop for Lunch™

Helen teaches the popular Illustrator for Lunch™, Photoshop for Lunch™ and ACR & Lightroom for Lunch™ series of courses. Each course is just the right length to take over a lunch break and is packed with useful and fun techniques. The projects are designed to reinforce what is taught so they too can be easily completed over a lunch hour or two.