Using the Calligraphic brush


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Using the Calligraphic brush

As we'll learn throughout this chapter, there are four times of brushes that exist inside of Illustrator. There is the Calligraphic Brush, the Scatter Brush, the Art Brush and the Pattern Brush. In this movie we'll focus in the Calligraphic Brush, which on a very basic level is somewhat similar to the Pencil tool. For example, if I use the Pencil tool here and I'll specify a Fill of none and just a black stroke, as you go ahead you draw your particular path you'll notice that the path itself is just one consistent stroke. However, let me delete that for a moment. I'll switch over to my Paint Brush tool, and I'll go to my Brushes panel, and you'll see that the top row of icons here are what we call Calligraphic brushes.

I'll choose this one here called 7 point Round, and when I click and I drag with this, I get a much thicker line, but you'll also notice that if I go into Outline mode, what I have is basically one path that has the appearance of this p...

Using the Calligraphic brush
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Using the Calligraphic brush provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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