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Symbols Primer

Symbols Primer

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Let's learn how to make commercially viable symbols, Visitor.

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Read the hints, watch the video, then try it yourself.

HINTS:

  • Begin by opening a new document: Web-Large (1920 x 1080 px)
  • Yes, you can—and should—copy and paste your most interesting pattern tiles into this document.
  • Name and organize your files and symbols as shown in the first video.
  • Work with black shapes until instructed otherwise.
  • Have fun.

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Create your first 50 commercially viable symbols, Visitor.

Show the Boss.

Then open a new document and begin your second 50.

More videos will follow in the next few days.

Until then, none shall pass.

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Remember: Symbols are Shapes are Brushes are Patterns.

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Symbols are a force multiplier, Visitor.

A creative force multiplier.

Symbols are Shapes are Brushes are Patterns—with just a few tweaks.

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Symbols And Shapes 101
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