Creating a Decorative Checkerboard

Here are the steps to create a decorative checkerboard. Draw a perfect square and then duplicate it. Press Alt+drag to duplicate it. Rotate the figure to 180% using the Rotate tool and Shift key. Press Alt+drag to duplicate the four squares. Select both the rows of squares and Alt+drag to duplicate again. Create two tones of gradient and make sure to drag and drop to the Swatches Continue Reading