Using swatches in Illustrator I want to replicate this pattern:
I think to use swatches is the fastest way to replicate this pattern. But I can't get it done right. Firstly I drew those little ellipses and copied them to get this pattern:
Secondly I applied clipping mask to it and dragged the result into swatches panel.
Then I drew a rectangle and clicked on the swatch I have just created. The rectangle wasn't filled completely with dots, here is what I've got:
Please help me create that pattern using swatches.