Posts tagged strokes
Like many other designers, I love using the Brush Tool (b) , but hate trying to reverse brush strokes in Illustrator. Finally I found a quick way to change the direction of a single brush stroke without affecting other strokes associated with the same brush. First, select the path and then click on a endpoint with the Pen Tool (p) , creating a new direction toward that point. Sadly, this trick only works on open paths. Reverse Brush Stroke Illustrator: Hope that little tip helps! Create on! The post Quick Tip: How to Reverse Brush Strokes in Illustrator appeared first on Vectips .
See more here:
Quick Tip: How to Reverse Brush Strokes in Illustrator
In our new calligraphy course , you’ll be learning the Roundhand Script, which is the easiest calligraphic font to start on because it’s the one that most resembles print.
In this tutorial , you'll learn how to create custom vector fire. We'll use custom art brushes, and will alter shapes with the Blend Tool and manipulate the look of your strokes and objects with Blending Modes in order to create a text treatment that
The Bristle Brush in Adobe Illustrator mimics the look and feel of paintbrushes. From acrylic to watercolor to oil, the style of the brush can be customized to a high degree and allows the user to create paint-like vector pieces. Let’s take its options for a spin to get everything you can from this brush type. 1. Make a Bristle Brush Step 1 To start, create a New Document , select the Paintbrush Tool (B) and open the Brushes panel in Illustrator . Select Options and hit Open Brush Library > Bristle Brush > Bristle Brush Library . You’ll get Illustrator’s default library of bristle brushes with which to play. Below, see nine of them in action. Step 2 Default brushes are lovely, but what about making your own? In the Brushes panel, go to Options > New Brush and select Bristle Brush . In addition to this step (the dialogue box…
Read the rest here:
How to Make, Use, and Manipulate a Bristle Brush in Adobe Illustrator
My pets often inspire my animal illustrations, and this one is no exception. As do most cats, mine loves chasing flies, so why not turn my Harley into a pop culture icon while she’s chasing one? In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial, I’ll show you how I’ve created this illustration from a sketch and stock image, in my own cat’s colors. This tutorial is an exclusive free tutorial from my book, Adobe Master Class: Illustrator . This is used with permission of Pearson Education, Inc. and Adobe Press. Copyright
Tutorial Pop Art Poster Final. Before starting out we have to choose our model wisely to have a satisfying result. You can obviously take a picture of yourself and apply the techniques we'll be discussing afterwards to obtain an appreciable …. Pop Art Poster Step 20. Clean up the final vector object by removing any unnecessary shapes, expanding all the strokes into objects and giving them all black fill colors. Finally group all the shapes into one final object, by selecting …
See the original post:
How to create a Vibrant Retro Pop Art Poster in Illustrator and …
Recently, the subtle pattern has been used more often in the design of websites. Today we will learn how to create several types of these fillings. The whole process should take you only a few minutes if you use the Pattern Creation feature in Adobe Illustrator CS6. Let’s begin! The Subtle Pattern differs from the other patterns in such a way, that the shades of the elements have only a slight difference between one another and between the main background color. These patterns are mainly in the Low-key (dark) and High-key (light) lightning styles. The Pixel Pattern Step 1 Chose the Pixel View mode (View > Pixel View) to create the pixel pattern. In this case all the created objects will be placed exactly on the lines of the pixel grid, because the Snap to Pixel mod will be turned on automatically. Moreover, when you zoom the artboard, you will be able to see the lines of the pixel grid, which will make the creation of the pattern much easier. Now let’s create a plain but attractive pattern. Take the Rectangle Tool (M) and create the 4*4px size rectangle with the light-grey fill. Let’s create two more 2*1px size rectangles with a bit darker grey fill and place them as it is shown on the picture below. Now create two white rectangles of the same size. Step 2 Select all the created objects and go to the Object > Pattern > Make As the result of these actions, we are in the create-pattern…
Adobe made another Illustrator CS6 sneak peak video. This time showcasing Gradient Strokes in CS6! It has always been a work around to create faux gradient strokes in Illustrator. This usually included faking the strokes in the Appearance panel or creating complicated blends. According to the video, this will be a great deal easier in Illustrator CS6. I’m looking forward to the changes. How are the changes stacking up for you? Thinking of upgrading? Click here to view the embedded video.
Go here to see the original:
Illustrator CS6 Gradients on Strokes Sneak Peak
Coloring and Line Work in Illustrator CS5. Writer: Vector tutsplus. Do a search on “coloring comics,” and you get dozens of Photoshop tutorials . They all seem to involve building up areas of color with transparent brushes. … To create the line art , use the “Tapered Strokes” brush from the default set. You can adjust the brush settings by double-clicking the Brush Tool to bring up its options. This is a matter of personal preference; experiment until you …
See original here:
Coloring and Line Work in Illustrator CS5 | vector news, vector …