Learn how to take a vector paintbrush created in Adobe Illustrator and apply it to a path and use it in a design.
- [Voiceover] Now that you've created…your own vector based paintbrushes,…it's time to put them to use.…It's time to actually use them in the context…of creating a design or, in this case,…an illustration, and how do you apply…the paintbrushes?…Well, all of the brushes, whether they're an…art brush or a pattern brush or a scatter brush,…are all flowed upon whatever vector path,…or stroke, you lay down, and so…I'm gonna show you the process in which…how I establish the foundation of my art,…and then start to apply these paintbrushes,…and I really try to replicate what's done…traditionally in terms of my methodology.…
Now, as much as I try to break down my process…in a systematic way, once again, there's…a lot of things that kinda overlap, so you'll see…some of this methodology show up in other movies,…but they all work together, and that's what creates…a nice, compelling image.…So on a piece of artwork like this, simple,…clean, vector art of an orange, you can see…the left and the right are identical,…and we're gonna start applying brushes to the…
Graphic designer Von Glitschka appreciates the endless brush stroke freedom that real-world brushes offer, and he knows how to replicate this offering in the digital world. In this course, he shows how to create your own custom, handmade brush strokes and import them into Adobe Illustrator. Von demonstrates how to compile and use custom brush strokes to achieve both a hand-painted aesthetic and a personal touch. Whether you're a painter, a designer, or just a fan of Illustrator, this course offers instructions on how to expand your use of Illustrator.
- Painting real brush strokes
- Transforming real brush strokes into digital brush strokes
- Importing brush strokes
- Creating bitmap surface textures
- Modifying vectors
- Compiling patterns, shapes, and strokes
- Working with layers and blend modes
- Using vector brushes
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating an Authentic Look
2. Using Vector Brushes
3. Vector Painting Process
4. Deconstructing Complex Vector Paintings
5. Using Adobe Capture
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