Refining a brush to fit ends and corners


show more Refining a brush to fit ends and corners provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced show less
please wait ...

Refining a brush to fit ends and corners

In this movie, I'll show you how to refine an art brush to better match the needs of your artwork. In our case, we've got these scribbly corners here at the points where Illustrator thinks each one of the characters of type begins and ends. So at the corner of the H, down here at the tip of the S and so forth. The tip of the R as well. There is a point on the U, but it's just covered up by everything else that's going on here. So what we're going to do is take the second alternative version of the chalk brush and turn it into a third, better version.

So I'm going to switch over to the Layers panel, turn off the base layer, and turn back on the chalk alts layer. And I'll go ahead and zoom in on these guys, numbers 1, 2, and 3, and its number 3 I'm interested in changing. So I'll go ahead and press Ctrl+Y or Command+Y on the Mac, in order to switch to the Outline mode. And I'm going to zoom way in on the right side of this third wiggly path drawing, ...

Refining a brush to fit ends and corners
Video duration: 4m 11s 11h 2m Advanced

Viewers:

Refining a brush to fit ends and corners provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

Subject:
Design
Software:
Illustrator
Author:
please wait ...