Geometric Abstract Background

Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
 
Today we will create Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator with the help of the Rectangle Tool.
Open Adobe Illustrator and create a new document. Now follow the step by step:
Step 1
Select the Rectangle Tool and draw a rectangle the same as the size of the artboard. Now fill that rectangle with any gradient.
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
Select the rectangle drawn and press Ctrl + 2 to lock the background.
Step 2
Again select the Rectangle Tool and draw a square on the artboard. Turn off the Fill color for the square shape and select White as the Stroke color.
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
With the help of the Selection Tool, select the square shape and rotate it to 450 angles.
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
Step 3
Now draw two more square shapes of small size and place them inside the larger shape. Then with the help of Pen Tool, join the corners of the inner two square shapes. (See the image below)
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
Select all the shapes and press Ctrl + G to group them. Now select the group created and press and hold the Alt key then drag the selection to create a duplicate copy of it.
Similarly, create few more duplicate copies and place them as shown in the below image.
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
Select all the groups of the square shapes and press Ctrl + G to create another group.
After creating the group, select it, and then press and hold the Alt key. Drag the selection and create a duplicate copy of it. Place the duplicate copy aside.
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
Step 4
Select the Rectangle Tool and turn off the Fill and Stroke color. Now draw a rectangle the same as the size of the artboard.
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
With the help of the Selection Tool and Shift key, select the new layer of the rectangle and the group of square shapes. Now press Ctrl + 7 to create a Clipping Mask.
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
 
Step 5
Select the Clipping Mask created in the above step and change its blending mode to Overlay.
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
Now select the group of square shapes which we had kept aside. Drag and place it on the artboard and rotate it to change its angle.
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
Select the Rectangle Tool and draw a rectangle on the artboard. Then select the group of square shapes and the rectangle and press Ctrl + 7 to create a Clipping Mask.
Change the blending mode of the Clipping Mask to Overlay.
You can also reduce the Opacity of both the Clipping Masks.
Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator
This is how you can create Geometric Abstract Background in Adobe Illustrator.
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