Use photos, typography, and vector art to make your own wallpapers with Adobe Illustrator.
Add a dash of personality to your desktop by designing custom wallpapers using your own photos and art. Or start creating wallpaper designs and patterns for others to buy or download.
Work fluidly with artboards.
Design wallpapers for every type of screen size — from phones and mobile devices to computer monitors of different aspect ratios — using artboards.
Design with a pop.
Use vector art to create crisp icons, patterns, and illustrations that can scale to any screen size.
Let your designs speak.
Browse thousands of fonts and add compelling typography to your desktop or phone wallpapers.
Let your colors flow.
Design with free-form color gradients for natural color blending in your desktop wallpaper designs.
See how the tools available in Adobe Creative Cloud can help you add something special to your computer wallpapers or phone backgrounds.
Sync with Adobe Stock.
Find inspiration for your next wallpaper design while exploring templates, color palettes, and photos with Adobe Stock.
Share your finished work.
Use your completed wallpaper designs anywhere by easily sharing your work across Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries.
With some imagination and these simple steps, learn to create a beautiful new wallpaper for your phone or computer.
Start by creating a new project in Illustrator. Set your dimensions to create an artboard.
Set your background with the rectangle tool and use free-form gradients for natural color blending.
Add typography, shapes, photos, or illustrations to create an eye-catching design.
Export your wallpaper design as a PNG or JPG for easy use.
Set your wallpaper as the background on your desktop, iPhone, or Android device.
Ignite your imagination with these tutorials and improve your skills in Illustrator today.
Design with your photos.
Apply photo effects to your favorite images in Adobe Photoshop, and then use these simple steps to import your photo into Illustrator.
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Turn your art into a pattern.
Create a repeating design that tiles seamlessly to add texture and interest to your computer wallpaper.
Check out free-form color gradients.
Create a graduated blend of colors within a shape to help your wallpaper designs stand out.
Master your artboards.
Explore the basics of working with artboards in Illustrator, and start crafting wallpapers for every screen.
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