Resizing the brush and erasing


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Resizing the brush and erasing

In this exercise, I'm going to show you two things. First of all, how to resize your Blob Brush on the fly, and then I'm going to show you how to use the Eraser tool right here, which is an older tool inside of Illustrator; how to use that tool in order to erase portions of the illustration that you don't really like. So I have got this crude hand here that I have been working on. If you want to check out my progress so far, you can open up this illustration called Babys 1st blobs, found inside the 07_edit_transform folder. Notice that we have a little bit of a problem associated with this area right here, or at least I do, I have got some chunkiness right there, and I would like to smooth it out a bit. I don't want to turn it ultra smooth.

So I want to go at it with a smaller brush. You may recall that in the previous exercise I set the brush Diameter to 30 points, and that's pretty big as you can see. That's a whopping big brush. To change that brush, I could...

Resizing the brush and erasing
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Resizing the brush and erasing provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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