Simulating pressure when stroking paths


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Simulating pressure when stroking paths

In this movie, we're going to apply pressure sensitive brush strokes to our path outlines, starting with the upper body paths. So go ahead and select those paths here inside the Paths panel, then switch over to the Layers panel. Click on the Seams layer toward the top of the stack, and let's create a new layer above it by pressing Ctrl+Shift+N, or Cmd+Shift+N on a Mac. And I'll just call this guy upper body. And the great thing is because it's sandwiched between some clip layers, the Use Previous Layer to Create Clipping Mask check box is turned on by default.

So now I'll click OK. Alright now what we need to do is design a brush. And so the first step is to select a Brush tool, which you can get by pressing the b key, of course. And then you want to bring out the Brush panel by going to the Window menu and choosing Brush, and we'll start up here in the Brush Tip Shape. So go ahead and click on that item at the top of the left hand list. And we're looking for a size value o...

Simulating pressure when stroking paths
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Simulating pressure when stroking paths provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Designing a Retro-Style Superhero

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Design
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Illustrator Photoshop
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