Expanding, filling, and stroking a brush


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Expanding, filling, and stroking a brush

In this movie, I'll show you how to expand the appearance of an art brush, and this works for any style of brush by the way. And what that's going to allow us to do is to create these red floral treatments up here at the top and the bottom of the artwork that are both filled with tile patterns-- these aren't pattern brushes, they are art brushes filled with tile patterns-- and then we'll be able to stroke that expanded art brush with yet another art brush. So I'll go ahead and switch to my illustration in progress, and using the Black Arrow tool I'll select both the top path and the bottom path here, that is these curling symmetrical paths. And they are also symmetrical about the artboard, that is they are located in vertical opposition symmetrically apart from each other.

And now let's go ahead and stroke these paths with an art brush by bringing up the Brushes panel. And then I'm going to scroll down the list, past the natural media brushes to this grou...

Expanding, filling, and stroking a brush
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Expanding, filling, and stroking a 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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Design
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Illustrator
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