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How to use backgrounds in Adobe Illustrator

Posted on 1st December 2016
Ensure that your file has been downloaded and unzipped to use.

1- Open Ai.

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2- Create a new file.

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3- Your new file will load up. Open a image in the black workspace. we are donig this so you can see how to use the background files.

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4- Select File > Place and a new window will open up. Select the backgroind file you would like to use. click on place.

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5- Place your background file.

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6- Adjust the background file to fit your workspace.

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7- Right click onto your background image. A pop up window will appear select Arrange > Send to Back.

Your background image will now be sent to the back and your image (pineapple) will be seen on the front of your background image.

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Images are from and the file is called Floral patterns and backgrounds

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