A Quick Wood Grain Texture

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A Quick Wood Grain Texture

Making a wood grain in Illustrator can seem to be a daunting task.
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  • Category: Photoshop/Textures & Patterns

  • Submitted on: 2008-04-20 01:39:43

  • Submitted By: Devesh Khanna

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Making a wood grain in Illustrator can seem to be a daunting task. Not to fear – this is a relatively easy way to make a good-looking detailed wood grain using the warp tools.

Let’s begin by selecting the Rectangle Tool and draw a thin rectangle.

Using the Selection Tool now click on the rectangle and use Alt/Option + Shift (to keep it aligned) and click + drag a duplicate of your rectangle. Leave a little space (not much) between the rectangles.

Without doing anything else, repeat this function by using the Ctrl/Cmd+D as needed to give you rows of rectangles.    More detail...

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