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Shape tools

This tutorial filled a couple of spare hours at work one day. I didn't have my iPad handy, nor much time, so I decided to use what I had:

I soon ran out of basic shapes, so raided the Distort and Transform tools which I never normally touch!

Elizabeth's advice was absolutely spot on. I found the process of sorting the rhythm of the pattern to be the time-consuming part. I discarded plenty of shapes along the way!

This is how the pattern block looks:

And here it is as a fill:

Imperfect I know, but fun to do just the same!

I was thrilled to learn a couple of Elizabeth's Illustrator tricks along the way. And happy to have something to show for a couple of hours of downtime :)


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