Learn a detailing trick of rounding corners to make vector brushes work better on shapes that have sharp vertexes.
- [Voiceover] In the process of applying…vector brushes to paths…you can run into certain aesthetic issues…and that's best demonstrated…rather than me just talking about it.…So I'm gonna show you and explain to you…what exactly I mean and show you how I resolve that…when I'm creating my base vector artwork…and I'm using brushes to do a vector painting…or to get that aesthetic.…Here we have several paths showing in this document.…
The top one is just a very kind of curvy shape here.…There are no what I call sharp angles.…There's no areas where this artwork comes to a point.…So if we go to the brushes palette…and we apply a brush to this,…in this case probably this first one here,…you can see that it simply wraps around the shape…without any problem.…If we go to the stroke and we adjust the size…by making the stroke larger,…you can see that it just wraps around that shape…pretty effortlessly and it looks well,…but if we now go to a shape like this square down here…and we apply once again a brush to it,…in this case the exact same brush,…
Graphic designer Von Glitschka appreciates the endless brush stroke freedom that real-world brushes offer, and he knows how to replicate this offering in the digital world. In this course, he shows how to create your own custom, handmade brush strokes and import them into Adobe Illustrator. Von demonstrates how to compile and use custom brush strokes to achieve both a hand-painted aesthetic and a personal touch. Whether you're a painter, a designer, or just a fan of Illustrator, this course offers instructions on how to expand your use of Illustrator.
- Painting real brush strokes
- Transforming real brush strokes into digital brush strokes
- Importing brush strokes
- Creating bitmap surface textures
- Modifying vectors
- Compiling patterns, shapes, and strokes
- Working with layers and blend modes
- Using vector brushes
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating an Authentic Look
2. Using Vector Brushes
3. Vector Painting Process
4. Deconstructing Complex Vector Paintings
5. Using Adobe Capture
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