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Creating Seamless Patterns in Illustrator

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In this tutorial viewers will learn how to create a seamless pattern in Illustrator

Video Steps

1. Open a new square document

2. Draw/import icons and images (for this tutorial I'm using original images)

3. Arrange on the artboard

4. Select all objects, then go to Object > Pattern > Make to preview the pattern

5. Adjust the Tile Type

6. Fill in the spaces with extra images

7. Save Pattern

8. To create a PNG to use in web or print, create a new image

9. Select the pattern in "Swatches" and drag it onto the canvas

10. Adjust artboard to match bounding box

11. File > Save for Web, ensure "Clip to Artboard" is selected

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