Introducing the Brushes panel


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Introducing the Brushes panel

In this movie I'll introduce you to the Brushes panel, as well as the five different styles of brushes that are available to you inside Illustrator. Over the course of this project we will take this file here with its couple of path outlines, its three lines of editable text, and its patterned background; and we'll transform it into this kind of large garment tag. With the exception of the pattern fills, everything you're seeing is a function of brushes. I'll go and switch back to my base artwork. To get to the Brushes panel you go to the Window menu and you choose the Brushes command.

You also have this handy keyboard shortcut of F5, which is the same shortcut that brings up the Brushes panel inside Photoshop. I have a very long list of brushes that are included along with this document, and like many other elements inside of Illustrator, Brushes are saved along with documents; but you can also load them up from libraries. And you do that by clicking a little Library icon...

Introducing the Brushes panel
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Introducing the Brushes panel 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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