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How can I make a Tartan Design in Adobe Illustrator


Question

I generated on the internet this tartan design:

http://s1.postimg.org/fehxpxsr3/tartan_e7ea5e8fca4c195b1bc6ad18b3d6d866.png

Now I want to get this design as a vector graphic built in Adobe Illustrator. Is there a trick to get 45 degree lines on the squares?

Or does anybody has an tutorial on this?

2013/05/17
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5/17/2013 4:29:00 PM

Here's my take..... and a little mini-tutorial.

Tartan
(If you right click on the image above and choose "Open image in new Tab/Window" you can see it a bit larger)

Save for web reduction does some odd appearance things to the diagonals, but they are all spaced evenly and dont' change color mid-stream like they appear to.

Be aware, creating too many tartan patterns will result in the ghost of William Wallace haunting you.
F R E E D O M ! ! ! (although his voice is much more soprano now)

2013/05/17
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5/17/2013 7:42:00 PM