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Category - Illustrator/Textures & Patterns
Submitted By - Devesh Khanna
Submitted on - 2008-04-06 04:29:58
Here is a quick way to create wood grain effect using the warp tools in illustrator.
1. Creating the stripes
Select the Rectangle Tool, and draw a thin rectangle. Using the Selection Tool, Alt/Option drag it to create a instance at the bottom. Repeat this step by pressing Ctrl/Command+D to create a row of stripes.
2. Different stripe weights
Select all the rows of stripes then go to Object>Transform>Transform Each. Enter the values above and make sure the Random field is checked to give it a random height. More detail...