How to create random vector noise in Illustrator tutorial

How to create random texture / noise / grain in Illustrator CC 2018 2017 2015 CS6 etc

Random vector noise in Illustrator

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  1. Create a rectangle 2000 x 2000px, black fill and no stroke for the random texture / grain / noise in Illustrator

  2. Effect menu and stylize category and scribble in Illustrator menu (this is the underlying structure for the random vector noise in Illustrator)

  3. Set the angle to 30 and path overlap to 5px and variation to max

  4. Set stroke width to 5px

  5. Set curviness to 20px and variation to max

  6. Spacing to 230px and varation to the max

  7. Click OK

  8. Draw another rectangle (all will have a different randomized scribble) for use with the random vector noise

  9. Repeat 10 or 20 times (you can also go to the appearance panel and click the scribble effect and change the settings such as angle etc if you wish)

  10. Select menu and select all

  11. Illustrator Object menu and expand appearance

  12. Create a new path (such as small single line using line segment tool or use any other very small vector path for the noise / grain

  13. Drag the path to the brushes panel

  14. Select scatter and click OK

  15. Set all the size etc options to random (such as spacing etc)

  16. Randomize the size max and min and likewise the rotation and scatter and spacing

  17. Click OK

  18. Select all the expanded scribble paths

  19. Apply the vector brush to the scribble paths to create the noise / grain effect

  20. Click OK

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Of course, there are other ways to create the same effect

1) Use filters from Photoshop and then use the image trace

2) Use space fill plugin from Astute graphics

3) Use symbol sprayer tool with a small object and then spray the entire document

 

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