Applying basic stroke settings


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Applying basic stroke settings

A Stroke Attribute is what the actual path looks like. It's an appearance that you apply to the path. We've seen already some of the basic settings you can apply to a Stroke, and even how to color stroke. But let's take a closer look at all of its settings. I am going to zoom in on just this middle flower right here. I want to focus on this path right here and applying some kind of Stroke Attribute to it. Currently, this path has a Black 1-point stroke applied to it. And if we look at the Stroke panel we will see where it says Weight, it's currently set to 1 point.

Again, that refers to this thickness of the Stroke itself. I'll click on this pop-up here and choose something like 10 points. Remember that Illustrator itself, by default, will always align the Stroke on the center line of the path. Again, because I have a 10-point Stroke, I am seeing 5 points of that weight being distributed on the inside of the path and 5 points along the outside of the path. When dealing sp...

Applying basic stroke settings
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Applying basic stroke settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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