Simulating real brush strokes with the Bristle brush


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Simulating real brush strokes with the Bristle brush

When we think about graphics created from Illustrator, often we imagine things that have clean, sharp lines. However, with Illustrator CS5, there's new Paintbrush tool that we can use, something called the Bristle Brush, that will allow us to create effects in Illustrator like never before. This Bristle Brush, as it's called, is actually implemented as a new function of the Paintbrush tool. I'll come over here to the Brushes panel, and let's pull this out so we can actually see some of the settings here. I'll close the Swatches panel here, and I'll click on the icon here at the bottom of the Brushes panel to create a new brush.

Now, we already know that Illustrator has Calligraphic, Scatter, Art and Pattern Brushes, but we want to create a new Bristle Brush. When I click OK, the new Bristle Brush Options dialog box appears to give me the options for setting these brushes. Now, before I get started with this, it's important to realize that you're going to deri...

Simulating real brush strokes with the Bristle brush
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Simulating real brush strokes with the Bristle brush provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 New Features

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Design
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Illustrator
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