Video tutorial: Quick and easy pattern swatches in Illustrator CS6

Following on from my pattern swatch tutorial a couple of months ago, I’m going to show you in just five steps how easy it has become to create new patterns using the new CS6 Pattern Creation mode.

With this new tool, measuring, cropping and aligning have become things of the past and you can create complex patterns in a fraction of the time. Easy to use, and bringing immediate results, this is one of my favourite features of Adobe’s new Creative Suite 6.

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