Keeping up with the holiday spirit, I decided to combine the two classes (pattern and write-on) for this project.
First, I create the graphic tile I wanted as my pattern:
Then added the motion tile effect and a colored background to see the full picture:
Here's the lettering in illustrator:
Here's a detail image of the lettering in AE with stroke width/color applied:
Combined all the compositions together, tweaking size and rotation, and the final result is this:
Not sure why I gave a step by step, but Happy Holidays everyone!