How to create certificate or diploma pattern


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Hi! Today we will learn how to create certificate or diploma pattern. Illustrator have many tools to do this. I'll show you simplest.

Let's start from ...result we will get.

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Create circle and go to "Object - Path - Add Anchor Points".

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Repeat this step several times until you'll get something like this:

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Now go to "Effect - Distort and Transform - Pucker and Bloat".

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Dialog window will appear. Set value "10". You will get this:

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Copy the circle and decrease the copy. Change color of the small circle. Align both objects.

Go to "Object - Blend - Blend Options". Dialog window will appear. Set "Spacing" to "Specified Steps" and set value "25".

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Go to "Object - Blend - Make".

Our first object is ready. Let's create the second one.

Create oval, select it, take "Rotate tool". Press and hold "Alt" and click in the lowermost point of the oval. Window will appear.

Set "Angle" "360/35" (like I shown earlier) and press "Copy" button.

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Now hold "Ctrl" and press "D" until you close the whole circle.

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Take the "Star tool", click and set the following parameters:

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Press "Ok".

Select your new object and go to "Effect - Distort and Transform - Pucker and Bloat". Let's transform the star.

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Group and align last two objects.

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Select them and go to "Object - Envelope Distort - Make with Warp".

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Now you can set any shape and settings you like.

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Here is the result.

How to create certificate or diploma pattern

Thank you for reading this and good luck!