By Andrei Stefan

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!

Creating Textures Using the Grain Effect

Textures are one of those graphic elements that can take your design to the next level. Even though there are tons of packs out there, I strongly believe that everyone should be able to create their own using the Grain Texture Effect from within Illustrator. So, if you’re new to the process, take a couple of moments and go through this quick video which will show you the basics you need in order to get started.

A Bit More Detail

Learn more about Adobe Illustrator on Envato Tuts+:

  • Advantages of Using the Clipping Mask Over the Pathfinder Panel
  • Layers vs. Artboards: Comparing the Methods for Exporting Icon Packs
  • How to Create Pixel Perfect Artwork Using Adobe Illustrator

60 Seconds?!

This is part of a series of quick video tutorials on Envato Tuts+ in which we introduce a range of subjects, all in 60 seconds—just enough to whet your appetite. Let us know in the comments what you thought of this video and what else you’d like to see explained in 60 seconds!

Read more here:: Illustrator in 60 Seconds: Creating Textures Using the Grain Effect