Hello, today! I’m going to show you how to create this background. Let’s open a new document. Here are the color values. I will be using for this project. First, we’ll create a grid, click on the line segment to hold and select the rectangular grid to heaven double-click on it to open the dialog box, set V horizontal and vertical dividers to 11 and click, OK, zoom out, set the stroke and welfare to none. Click on the top intersection. Hold and drag while you are dragging your mouse. Press the shift key as well to constrain drag it all the way down until the whole artboard is covered with the grid next over, delete some of the grid cells. I’ve assigned numbers and letters to help you Visualize the process with the Great Star selected press the shift and M keys on your keyboard to switch to the shape builder tool or selected from the toolbar panel event press and hold down the Alt key. Now click hold and drag across vessels, which we want to delete be 12 and 11 C 9 through 12 D 8 through 12 B 6 through 12 F 5 through 12 g3 fruit wealth and the entire H. Ow now delete the rows at the bottom and all the remaining lines next will apply different shades of grey to the remaining cells, Select the medium shade of grey and click on the a12 cell to apply it, then select the light shade of grey and apply it to a 11 now apply the same light shade to all the other cells at the end of each row because our colors are so light. It helps to turn on with transparency grid ever press, we control shift and D keys on your keyboard or go to view and choose show transparency great. Now, let’s add the same light shade of grey to these cells as well and then select a dark shade of gray and apply it to these cells, you finally select of a medium shade of grey and apply it to the remaining cells. You can experiment with different colors and see what works for you. Basically, you want to keep the darkest and lightest shades close to each other. Next, we’ll cry a shadow and apply it to the bottom where the light and dark boxes meet first press be later, al for via Web Store in the drone and ellipse with the horizontal axis that is the wave of two boxes with the ellipse, tur selected, open the gradient window and apply the white and black gradient change. The type to radial select the black color stop and change its opacity to zero. Select the white color stop and drag one of the dark shades of gray to it. Let’s change. It’s opacity to 60% You can always come back to this window and add just the gradient If needed. Wave the ellipse stir selected press the letter G to shove a gradient annotator on the screen and let’s make some adjustments drag the endpoint to match the wave of the ellipse and bring the top point down to change the aspect ratio to about 38% You can also do all these adjustments in the gradient window. Let’s adjust the midpoint as well next. We’ll cut a vase ellipse in half first. Let’s move it down Next ever, press was shift and a keys on your keyboard to switch to the eraser tool or selected from the toolbar panel before you do anything press and hold down the Alt key, then click on this anchor point hold and drag a rectangle to cover half of the ellipse. Now release your mouse and then V Alt key. If you like you can still at just rec radiant in the next step, we’ll copy and paste this gradient, the water light and dark boxes meet first. Let’s move it under these two blocks. Now click, hold and drag and again. Let’s do the same with the other rows and we’ll add a half shut out of a dark blocks on the left. Next, we’ll add a gradient to the bottom-right corner of our artboard first create a new layer and move it under layer one now select the rectangle tool and draw a rectangle to cover the artboard apply a white and black gradient and add a dark and light shade of grey to it. Now it’s just the shade and apply the gradient. Finally we’ll trim the left edge. First, make sure that table layer is selected, then draw a rectangle across the whole artboard, select everything and now press V control and number seven keys on your keyboard to create a clipping mask. Thanks for watching. Come bye bye.