Learn about using brushes to make arrows.
- [Instructor] Yet another of the benefits of working with…paths and appearances as against outlined objects…is that you can quickly gain access to the original paths…for other purposes.…And that's what I've done here in this file.…I've copied the paths necessary to describe a route…and then create a new path from those…by snipping away the parts that aren't required…and joining the remainder together.…The result is this path.…
So what we're going to do here is enhance this…by adding some direction arrows to the path.…And I'm not going to use the arrowhead effects…that Illustrator has by default,…because I think they're really only good…as connector arrows.…They're not great for this sort of work.…So we're going to make something a bit more engaging…by using a brush.…Now, at the top of the artboard here, if I go to the Layers…and I just show you, I've got an Arrow layer just there…and I've got the Route layer that I'm going to work on.…
I'm going to select this arrow and go to my Brushes panel.…There's an existing brush in here,…
- Understanding where your map will be used
- Finding reference material
- Using symbols and masks
- Drawing roads, rivers, buildings, and other landmarks
- Adding type
- Enhancing your map
- Adding interactivity and animation
Skill Level Intermediate
Illustrator CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediatewith Deke McClelland11h 37m Intermediate
Creating a Map with Illustratorwith William Everhart2h 48m Intermediate
Draw Better and Faster with Illustrator CCwith Deke McClelland1h 52m Appropriate for all
1. Designing a Simplified Map
2. Basic Skills
3. Creating a Simplified Map
4. Enhancing Your Map
5. Interactive Maps
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