Applying and editing a scatter brush


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Applying and editing a scatter brush

In this movie I'll show you how to apply and customize a scatter brush. If you take a look at the final version of the artwork here, you can see surrounding the letters a series of these little starbursts, or flowers if you will, that are scattered around the perimeter of the characters. And that is a function of a scatter brush. And you can see that they vary in size; they vary in terms of their spacing; they vary in terms of their distance from the character outlines; they even vary in terms of their angles.

So let see how it's done. I'll go ahead and switch over to my artwork in progress here, and I'll click on the baseline for my type, which is getting more and more difficult to find actually. And now I'll switch over to the Appearance panel and I'll click on that hand-drawn brush stroke right there in order to make it active, so I can put the new stroke on top of it. And then I'll click on the Add New Stroke icon down here in the bottom-left corner of the ...

Applying and editing a scatter brush
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Applying and editing a scatter brush provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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