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Learn how to create radial, grid, and mirror repeat objects to design powerful illustrations, logos, icons, and more.
Illustrator on the iPad lets you easily repeat objects and manage their styles with just one touch. All you need to do is to create your first object and choose a repeat type. Illustrator on the iPad auto-generates the complete artwork for you. Modifying repeats is also easy – just update one object and all instances are auto-modified to reflect the change.
Quickly create artwork that require repeating objects around a circle, similar to the spokes of a wheel.
Simply select your artwork using the Selection tool and tap(Radial Repeat) on the taskbar.
To view radial repeat options, select the repeated artwork and click Properties panel icon on the taskbar.
Create artwork that require repeating objects in an array in just one click.
Simply select your artwork using the Selection tool and tap(Grid Repeat) on the taskbar.
To view grid repeat options, click Properties panel icon on the taskbar.
Create the first half of the symmetrical artwork and Illustrator automatically creates the other half for you.
Simply select the first half of artwork using the Selection tool and tap(Mirror Repeat) on the taskbar to create the other symmetrical half.
To view mirror repeat options, click Properties panel icon on the taskbar.
Set the angle of the mirror axis. The default angle is 90 degrees.
You've learned how to use radial, grid, and mirror repeat options. Take a step forward and learn how to create unique blends with objects to smartly design your logos, posters, and more.
Watch this 4-minute video to learn more about how to apply radial repeat, grid repeat, and mirror repeat.