How To Create Variable-Width Strokes In Illustrator Cs6


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Creating variable-width strokes

Up to this point in this course, we've been performing some pretty static adjustments to our artwork. We've been doing some point and click things where we just added a color, added a stroke, et cetera. In this movie, we are going to get a little bit more exciting and actually change our artwork manually by hand, by utilizing one of the cool features called the Variable-Width tool. This is going to enable you to create some really stylistic strokes inside of Illustrator on your own. And the best part is with a little experimentation, you can create some awesome stuff with very little effort.

So what I am going to do is work on this piece of artwork here. Actually, I have several different pieces of art that comprises this little flower shape. I am going to start off with this petal right here on the left-hand side and I am just going to add a basic stroke to it. I will add a dark green color so it's easy to see, and let's also zoom in on it so we can see it a little better. Onc...

Creating variable-width strokes
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Creating variable-width strokes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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