Illustrator tutorial: Using the new Pattern Generator |

This Illustrator tutorial shows how to create a seamless repeating pattern by creating a custom swatch with the Pattern Generator. Watch more at

This tutorial is a single movie from the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Intermediate course presented by author Deke McClelland. The complete course is 11 hours and 9 minutes long and shows how to take advantage of the next level of dynamic features in Illustrator CS6, such as patterns, complex gradients, and the Pathfinder operations, in the second installment of Deke McClelland’s Illustrator CS6 One-on-One series

“11. Layers and Groups
12. Swatches and Stacking Order
13. Strokes, Dashes, and Arrows
14. Gradients and the Gradient Tool
15. Seamlessly Repeating Patterns
16. Align and Distribute
17. Pathfinder Operations
18. Live Paint and Interlocking Paths
19. Placing Photoshop Images
20. Printing a Document
21. Saving for the Web (and PowerPoint)