How To Use And Abuse Adobe Illustrator Patterns

IĀ spotted this pretty patterned picture a few days ago and knew I had to get in on that bright, happy flower power.

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I got so zesty about this that I created a custom pattern:

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It was a brain-fiesta, and I’m pleased as punch.

If you want to make your own pattern, I recommend this tutorial. It explains the processĀ much more succinctly than I ever could.

I’d wander off on some rumination about serifs, the odd adaptability of the dog genome, or how Guy Fieri got into all of these old paintings.

Be grateful that other people exist.