Do you have questions about creating repeats in Adobe Illustrator? Look no further than the new e-book that SPDG member Vivian Falzetti just published, Textile Design — Repeats Tips and Tricks. This 104 page resource includes 40 demo videos and 19 interactive lessons which cover the basics of creating repeats (with bonus info on engineered layouts) using Adobe Illustrator. The e-book also provides an introduction to the best tools for designing textiles in Illustrator, tips on how to organize tools on your screen, samples of repeats, sources for ongoing learning, timekeeping tips for freelance designers, and shortcuts and tricks to make creating patterns fast and fun.
If you would like to preview sample videos from the e-book, you can find 3 freebies on youtube at the following links:
Textile Design Repeats – Overview
Textile Design Repeats – Layouts With Pattern Fill
Textile Design Video 3 – Basic Gingham