The 2nd vector pattern pack for Illustrator. Four free seamless patterns comin’ atcha!
By Ars Grafik
The 2nd in the free vector pattern pack series, this one plays with shapes and colors. Add effects and filters for a little twist!
***Read this Before Downloading Patterns***
The file is an .ai file, so you can access the vector patterns in several ways. The easiest is just to download, unzip, and open the file in Illustrator. However, if you do only this, the patterns won’t be saved into your Swatch Library AND the file will look blank because it’s only meant to call up the swatches, so check in your swatches palette first before getting really frustrated at downloading a freaking blank Illustrator file.
To access the patterns all the time and in any document you’re working on in Illustrator, download and extract the file, then drop it into Illustrator’s Patterns folder. In Windows, this is in your C: drive under Program Files => Adobe => Adobe Illustrator => Presets => Swatches => Patterns. This way, the vector patterns will be part of your swatch library and you can call them up anytime. To locate the patterns, click on the drop down menu on your swatches palette, then select Open swatch library, then hover over User Defined….