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24 striking colour palettes for the daring (+ free download!) | Pitter Pattern

Hey guys, first of all, my apologies for disappearing for such a long time, life has a habit of getting in the way!

Today I have a little present for you as a way to say sorry for my absence. I’ve prepared 24 fabulous colour palettes that you can use in your own designs. But that’s not all, oh no that’s not all… I’ve also created a downloadable Adobe Swatch Exchange (ASE) file with all the palettes so you can get down to business and start using them right away!

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How to recolour patterns automatically in Illustrator [video] | Pitter Pattern

At the end of last year, I made a few video tutorials for my Pattern Kick customers, explaining some useful tips & tricks to help them make the most of their pattern files. Today I’m sharing one of them with you: How to recolour patterns automatically in Illustrator.

This video tutorial will show you how to change the colours of your Illustrator’s patterns and/or artwork with Illustrator’s own ‘Recolor Artwork’ feature. It’s so fast and easy, it makes tedious work a breeze! If you haven’t used it yet, you’ll soon be wondering how you ever managed without it…

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How to easily add texture to your Illustrator designs [video] | Pitter Pattern

As promised in my last post, I have created a video tutorial on how to add texture to your vector designs in Illustrator by using bitmap images. This technique is very useful and can produce some gorgeous and interesting results.

If you downloaded the free texture images from last post you can use those to follow along. If you haven’t downloaded them but want to, here is the link: 17 free textures that can help your designs kick ass. You can also, of course, use your own images!

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