Learn How to Create Half Drop Repeat Patterns in Adobe Illustrator
What you'll learn
Half drops repeat layouts are a common way of creating patterns distributing the elements or motifs in an organized way. Beatriz Pascual will get you through all the processes starting from the very beginning, showing you different techniques to create your patterns using this type of repetition. Beatriz will prepare different patterns to show you all the processes and to make you confident enough to start creating your own vertical half drops and horizontal half drops (also known as brick layouts).
Materials and tools used in this class
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This class has 9 sessions (45m)
Meet surface pattern designer Beatriz Pascual! Beatriz will teach you how to create half drop repeat patterns using Adobe Illustrator.
Beatriz will explain the definition of full drops versus vertical and horizontal half drops layouts.
Next, Beatriz will walk you through the study of full drops vs half drop repeats pattern compositions.
You will be shown some of Adobe Illustrator's tools to create pattern compositions, and Beatriz will create a simple full drop with one element or motif.
Learn how to create a basic half drop with one element or motif.
Now that you know the basics, you will create half drops and brick layouts from a full drop, using three columns and rows.
In this part of the class, Beatriz will focus on creating a half drop pattern from scratch using two motifs.
Use multiple motifs distributed in a half drop repeat layout to create a more complex pattern.
To complete this class, Beatriz will explain what is the project for the class, compiling a mini collection of your half drop patterns in a template sheet that you can add to your portfolio.Included
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Hello, I'm Beatriz Pascual and I work as a freelance surface pattern designer under the name Pascûal, from my studio in Madrid (Spain). I am a pattern designer with a special love for Nature and classic styles, that I consider very distinctive.