3D Hexagon Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

3D Hexagon Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

Creating pattern is an easy process in Adobe Illustrator. You just have to draw a piece of art and save it as pattern with few changes in the settings.

Today we will create 3D Hexagon Pattern in Adobe Illustrator with the help of Polygon Tool, Pen Tool, Shape Builder Tool and Blend Tool.

3D Hexagon Pattern

Start with the tutorial by creating a new document in Adobe Illustrator and then follow the below steps-

Step 1

Select the Polygon Tool and turn off the Fill color. Now draw a hexagon on the artboard and increase its Stroke Weight.

3D Hexagon Pattern

I have rotated the hexagon to 3300 angles.

Step 2

Now select the Pen Tool and draw diagonal lines inside the hexagon.

3D Hexagon Pattern

After that, select the Shape Builder Tool and join the shapes to form a cube.

3D Hexagon Pattern

3D Hexagon Pattern

Step 3

With the help of Selection Tool, select the top side of your shape and fill it with color #bcbec0. Then select the remaining two sides and fill it with color #e6e7e8. Make sure to turn off the stroke.

3D Hexagon Pattern

This is the background of your pattern.

Step 4

Again select the Pen Tool and draw lines as shown in the below image.

3D Hexagon Pattern

Let the shape, draw with the help of the Pen Tool, be selected and click on Object in the Menu Bar. Place the cursor on Path and select Offset Path.

Now create an Offset of negative value point. Check the Preview and click OK.

3D Hexagon Pattern

Step 5

Now select both paths and press Alt + Ctrl + B to make a Blend. Then double click on the Blend Tool, in the Tool Panel, to increase the Specified Steps.

3D Hexagon Pattern

3D Hexagon Pattern

Now do the same on the left and right side of the cube.

3D Hexagon Pattern

Step 6

Press Ctrl + A to select all the shapes and then click on Object in the Menu Bar. Place the cursor on Pattern and select Make.

3D Hexagon Pattern

Now in the Pattern Options, select the Tile Type as Brick by Row and manually set the Height and Width proportions. Then click on Done and the pattern will get saved in the Swatches Panel.

3D Hexagon Pattern

Step 6

Now select the Rectangle Tool and draw a rectangle on the artboard. Select the pattern saved as Fill for the rectangle.

3D Hexagon Pattern

This is how you can create 3D Hexagon Pattern in Adobe Illustrator.

Now practice this tutorial and try creating a pattern with some other shape or design.

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