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Screencast: How to Edit an Existing Pattern Swatch in Illustrator

by Grant Friedman

on January 21, 2010

in Illustrator Brushes Screencasts Tutorials

When you work with patterns in Illustrator you will find that you are constantly having to tweak them in one way or another. This is because sometimes color schemes or elements in the pattern change for one reason or another. Since recreating the pattern from scratch would be time-consuming, you will need to learn how to make quick edits to your patterns directly from the swatches palette. This brief tutorial will explain how to edit an existing pattern swatch in Illustrator.

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About Grant Friedman

Grant Friedman is a graphic design, blogger, and author. In addition to being the founder of this website, Grant is also the editor of Psdtuts, one of the world's most popular tutorial websites.