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Repeat Pattern using Illustrator (Intermediate) - Evenings

Wednesday evenings, 9th March - 13th April 2011

6.30pm - 9pm (six sessions)

Aimed at designers with intermediate to advanced Illustrator skills, this course will show you how to design complex repeat patterns using Illustrator software. You will learn how to create and develop patterns using a range of repeat formations. You will learn how Illustrator symbols makes repeat pattern design easy, how to accurately position and align design elements, and how to use filters to enhance designs.

The course is run at the FTM in a brand-new purpose built learning centre equipped with the latest software and facilities, and tuition is in small groups with a focus on your particular learning requirements.

The course includes the following main topics:

  • Creating repeat patterns in illustrator
  • How to accurately position and align design elements
  • Using Illustrator symbols to create drop and brick repeat pattern designs
  • Creating intricate tessellating patterns

Course fee and discounts

The standard course fee is £120
£20 discount for 2 courses - book/pay for 2 courses for £220
£60 discount for 3 courses - book/pay for 3 courses for £300

We regret that no other concessions are available


To book your course email info@ftmlondon.org or phone 020 7407 8664

Full course outline

Session 1

Creating a block repeat pattern

Placing design elements accurately

Using the appearance palette

Session 2

Creating sateen repeats

Creating drop and brick repeats

Using symbols to design repeats

Session 3

Using symbols to design repeats

Transforming your repeat patterns

Session 4

Creating repeats based on hexagons

Creating repeats based on parallelograms

Session 5

Using live colour to create colourways

Creating tessellating repeats

Session 6

Presentation techniques

Reviewing achievement on the course

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