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Adobe Illustrator CS6: How to use symbols and patterns

Posted on May 8, 2012 by Adobe Education
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Graphic Design
Age Levels
11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18, Post-Secondary
Resource Type
Technical Tutorial
certified, graphic design, Illustrator CS6
Products Used
  • Illustrator


Use this technical tutorial to teach your students how to use Symbol Sprayer and Pattern Creation tools in Adobe Illustrator CS6 to create interesting designs elements or backdrops, that can also be imported into Adobe InDesign CS6.

This student technical guide is part of the Adobe Visual Design: Foundations of Design and Print Production curriculum, Project 8: Mini-yearbooks.

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To use this technical guide, you will need:
- Adobe Illustrator CS6 installed on all machines

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Judy Durkin

Posted on May 8, 2012 - Permalink

EASY to understand tutorial (but then again, what else would I expect from Adobe) !

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