How do I tile a pattern in Illustrator?

How do I make a pattern tile in Illustrator?

Use the Selection tool to select the artwork and bounding box (if any) that will make up the pattern tile. Do one of the following: Choose Edit > Define Pattern, enter a name in the New Swatch dialog box, and click OK. The pattern displays in the Swatches panel.

How do you tile an object in Illustrator?

Choose Window > Brushes. Select the tile you want to use, and drag it to the center of your artwork. If the tile does not have a square bounding box, create a box that completely encompasses the artwork, the same height as the side tile. (Side tiles can be rectangular.)

How do I create a fill pattern in Illustrator?

When you are happy with the shape or design, drag the whole shape into your swatches panel to create a new fill. You can also use seamless patterns created in Photoshop. Open the psd, png, or jpg file in Illustrator and then drag it to the Swatches panel. Use it as a fill the same as any pattern.

How do you make a mosaic tile in Illustrator?

Create a mosaic

  1. Import a bitmap image to use as the basis for the mosaic. …
  2. Select the image.
  3. Choose Object > Create Object Mosaic.
  4. If you want to change the dimensions of the mosaic, enter values for New Size.
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How do you repeat a pattern in Illustrator CC?

Create a mirror repeat

Create the first half of the symmetrical artwork and Illustrator automatically creates the other half for you. To create a mirror repeat, Create the first half of artwork and select using the Selection tool. Choose Object > Repeat > Grid.