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How to Make a Border Print in Vector and By Hand (With and Without Corners)


Duration: 1h 56m | Video: .MP4 1280x720, 30 fps(r) | Audio: AAC, 48000 Hz, 2ch | Size: 939 MBGenre: eLearning | Language: English

About the Class
How to Make a Border Print in Vector and By Hand (With and Without Corners) is the perfect class for you if you always wanted to make a Border Print but weren't sure how to go about it.​

In this class I will show you how to create your Border Prints both by using motifs taken from one of your existing patterns, and also by designing the border by hand and then transferring it to Adobe Illustrator.
I will also show you how to create a Border Print from one of your pattern tiles using symbols.
Who is the class for
All surface pattern designers, artists and illustrators with an intermediate to advanced knowledge of pattern making and of using Adobe Illustrator.
If you are a bner need to learn the basics of pattern making and Adobe Illustrator I would advise you to check my other classes:
The 9 Most Common Surface Pattern Repeats and How To Create Them
The Most Common Mistakes When Creating a Repeat Pattern and How To Fix Them
Adobe Illustrator Tools for Surface Pattern Designers and Illustrators
How To Make A Pattern Repeat Tile By Hand
Materials you'll need
If you only want to use the digital method, you will just need:
Motifs ready to go (or a pattern you can use for this purpose)
Adobe Illustrator (I'm using CC)
A drawing tablet (optional - I'm using Wacom Intuos M)
If you want to draw the border by hand, you will need a few of the items listed below, but probably not all. Please refer to the lesson "Materials" for a run through the materials and what you might need:
Paper (either printing paper or thicker sketching paper, or a square paper block of note paper)
Pencil and eraser
Ink pens (such as Unipin or Micron or brush pens)
iPad (optional)
Light box (optional)
Paints (optional)
What you will learn:
How to make a simple border print
How to make a double border print
How to make a border print with corners (both in vector and by hand)
How to design ribbons
How to make a border print using symbols
How to find inspiration for your designs
How to make a border print by hand and transfer it to Adobe Illustrator
How to upload your border print to Spoonflower
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