Modifying width points along a path


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Modifying width points along a path

So we know that the Width tool creates something called width points which control the appearance of the stroke that's been applied to a path. Now that we understand that let's actually have some fun applying it to real artwork and more importantly in the process we will learn about some of the other ways that we can control these width points as well. I am going to zoom in over here and let's start off with just the back over here of the zebra. In fact, let's kind of come down over here to this line over here that shapes his hind leg. Let's see how we might be able to use the Width tool to get a nicer looking appearance, add some more expression to the artwork that we have over here.

The way that we want the artwork to kind of go here is we want it to be thicker at the bottom over here and then get more narrow as it gets towards the top. Now one thing that's important to note about working with the Width tool is that you don't need to select artwork first. Yo...

Modifying width points along a path
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Modifying width points along a path provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Drawing without the Pen Tool

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Design
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Illustrator
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