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today , Let's introduce Illustrator The magical use of pattern function in Chinese .
When we design the background , It's very common to use repetitive elements , Like a repeating slash 、 Dot 、 Diamonds and so on .
If you want to use these elements , Maybe a lot of people think of pressing Ctrl+D Keep copying . Of course , It's a way , But it's more troublesome .
today , We'll tell you , stay Illustrator How to quickly draw such a pattern in .
What we're going to use is Illustrator Medium “ pattern ” function .
Let's take the slash line as an example , Let's talk about it “ pattern ” How functions are used .
Let's hold Shift Key to draw a 45 The slant of degree , Then select the slash , choice “ object ”-“ pattern ”-“ establish ”. A dialog box will pop up , Tips “ A new pattern has been added to ‘ Color board ’ The palette ”. therefore , We can do it in “ Color board ” We found our new pattern in the panel .
It will pop up “ Pattern options ” panel , We will “ Collage type ” Set to “ grid ”, Then set the width and height , It doesn't need to be too big .
After setting up , We double-click on the blank space to go back to the sketchpad . At this time , We can do that “ Color board ” The pattern we just created is found in the panel .
Next , Let's draw a rectangle , Then in the palette, click on the pattern we just created , At this time , The rectangle is filled with equidistant slashes .
If you don't think the diagonal line is the right distance , You can double-click the slash thumbnail in the palette , In the pop-up “ Pattern options ” The palette , Reduce its width and height .
such , The distance between the diagonal lines becomes smaller .
If you want to fill in other patterns , Like dots 、 Diamonds and so on , The idea is the same , I won't go into that here .
We use the ability to create patterns , You can quickly create similar backgrounds , And press Ctrl+D Keep copying , The efficiency is greatly improved .
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