Background symbols for Illustrator

background symbols for Illustrator curved curled ripple textures

The background symbols are for use in Illustrator CC CS6 CS5 CS4 etc. The background symbols are for use on the pc and mac.

Background symbols

AI format, download


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200 Background symbols (V6) Background symbols for Illustrator


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500 Illustrator shapes (V7) Line symbols for Illustrator


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600 Shapes (V8) background symbols for Illustrator

ripple background mesh symbols for Illustratorbackground symbols linescurved lines background symbolstangle backgroundcircular background symbols

You can use the background symbols in commercial as well as personal work, all the artworks are royalty free and no credit is required for their use. The background symbols are all by / Andrew Buckle

intense lines

You can combine the artworks in thousands and thousands of ways using blending modes and color guides etc to re-color the work to create millions of unique powerful vector designs from the set


The background symbols are all supplied in AI format. Access the background symbols artworks via the symbols panel. On purchase of the set, you receive the AI file along with notes and gallery and serial


Illustrator symbols Freebies

Free selection of AI Illustrator symbols to tryout



Install the backgrounds

  1. Download the zip file of the background themed artworks

  2. Unzip the background artworks ai files and store the AI files and supplied gallery etc away in an archive for your backup

  3. Copy the background AI file over to the symbols folder of Illustrator

  4. Access the backgrounds AI file via the symbols panel in Illustrator

How to use the backgrounds as normal paths

  1. Drag the background symbol to the artboard

  2. Select the design

  3. Object menu

  4. Expand

  5. Apply filters etc or use it as a brush design or split apart the various parts of the background design

Background symbols work with

PC and MAC

CC 2017

CC 2015

CC 2014







19 - 10

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The graphic design products are priced in US dollars but they can also be bought in Euros, Yen, UK pounds, etc though please note that there may be additional taxes applicable which will be handled in the secure checkout. If you have any questions or queries about the products, please let us know and I will try and help by e-mail or via youtube etc. You can also add additional products as well as download protection and also purchase a physical CD via the The brushes and patterns etc work in a variety of applications and there are many freebie / samplers available to test them on your system before any purchase but again, if you have any concerns that the brushes etc will work with your favourite application, please let us know. The quickest way is probably to leave a message on our facebook page. The designs can be used as brushes and patterns and shapes etc but they can also be used just as images or layers as well as displacement maps or overlays or masks etc so even if the product is listed as a brush or shape, you can often also use the artwork as a layer and use the layer multiple times in the same project to create all kinds of unique and wonderful designs. The products on this site are copyright of Andrew Buckle but any products and artworks you create with these items are your copyright.