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How to make chevrons in illustrator | graphic design

Learn how to make Chevrons in Illustrator! Use them as backgrounds on your computer or websites. Print them out and frame them for a modern picture to brighten any room.

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Open a print document in Adobe Illustrator and draw a rectangle in your choice of colour. Mine is 50mm x 20mm

Open a print document in Adobe Illustrator and draw a rectangle in your choice of colour. Mine is 50mm x 20mm

Rotate it by 45 degrees. To do this accurately hold down the shift button.

Rotate it by 45 degrees. To do this accurately hold down the shift button.

Duplicate the rectangle.

Duplicate the rectangle.

Rotate the duplicated rectangle by 135 degrees. To do this accurately hold down the "shift" button.

Rotate the duplicated rectangle by 135 degrees. To do this accurately hold down the "shift" button.

Join the two rectangles at the tops. {To do this accurately make sure "Snap to Point" is turned on}

Join the two rectangles at the tops. {To do this accurately make sure "Snap to Point" is turned on}

Select both rectangles and duplicate them. Line them up. Continue doing this until desired effect is achieved.

Select both rectangles and duplicate them. Line them up. Continue doing this until desired effect is achieved.

Finished! Now you can save the document as a PDF to print out or a JPEG to use on your computer.

Finished! Now you can save the document as a PDF to print out or a JPEG to use on your computer.

Chevron desktop background!

Chevron desktop background!

Gorgeous chevron picture to brighten up the office!

Gorgeous chevron picture to brighten up the office!

  • Adobe Illustrator Computer Program