Here's a quick tutorial on making a patterned background with values, textures, patterns, and shapes using Adobe Illustrator.
Expertise: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
Katrina is a senior studying drawing and design for a B.A. in Fine Arts at the Roski School of Art and Design. She is also minoring in Consumer Behavior through the Marshall School of Business. She has loved graphic design since high school, where she first learned to use Adobe Photoshop. She is also proficient in Illustrator and InDesign. Her favorite class at USC is either Special Projects: Comics or Concept Design for Animation. She stays creative by doodling constantly and reading a lot. When she is not doing artwork for class or working at the Digital Lounge, Katrina is probably volunteering at a cat shelter or watching Netflix. Her favorite shows are Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Psych, and Parks & Rec.