Join Russell Viers for an in-depth discussion in this video Editing brushes, part of 11 Things Every Beginner Needs to Learn to Love Illustrator.
So here's your artwork and it's well under way and you show the first proof to …your customer and they wanna make changes. …Well editing a brush is actually quite simple once you know the process, but it …seems a bit foreign. You're wondering, well, how do I change that? …Well, there are a lot of ins and outs that we're gonna cover in this chapter. …We're gonna learn how to edit an existing brush and quickly apply it to multiple …brushes, or do some real localized editing of that brush. …Let's start with something simple like these musical notes.…
The customer has said, you know I like the music notes, good, good, good. …But I don't like the color. I want to change the color. …Well, one of the easiest things to do is to grab this piece of art, in the Brushes …Panel, drag it right out. There you go. …There's your art. Now if I Zoom In and look at it. …You'll notice that there's now a second part to it. …This perimeter has been added. That was added by the brush itself. …The Brushes Panel added that when we dragged that in. …
- Creating shapes and lines
- Modifying paths
- Transforming objects
- Using Illustrator's brushes
- Creating your own brushes
- Fun with text
- Understanding layers, groups, and sublayers
- Working with photos and other art
- Placing Illustrator files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Vector Data
2. What Is Illustrator?
3. Fun with Shapes
Creating shapes12m 18s
4. The Humble Line Tool: It's Not as Simple as It Sounds
5. Illustrator Kindergarten
Drawing tools16m 56s
6. Modifying Your Paths
7. You've Made a Path, Now What?
8. This Isn't Your Average Brush Tool
9. Time for Some Words
10. Working with Your Art Gets Easier with Layers
11. Bringing in Photos and Other Graphics for More Fun
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