Using the Pattern brush


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Using the Pattern brush

Of all the four types of brushes, Pattern brushes are by far the most powerful. They are also the most difficult to define, but that's okay, because Illustrator ships with a whole range of Pattern brushes that you can use, and they are also pretty easy to modify. Let's take a look. I go to the Brushes panel, and then from the bottom over here I'll choose to open up some Borders, and then choose for example, Borders_Decorative. Let me click on a few of these just to add them to my current Brushes panel in this document, for example, this one here, and maybe this one, and maybe this one as well. Now what I'm going to do, is I'm going to draw out a regular shape. Let's say for example, the Rectangle tool. Click and drag and draw out a shape, and what's great about brushes is that, and this applies by the way to all brushes, you don't need to use the paint brush tool to paint with a brush. You can actually apply a brush, because if you think about it, we di...

Using the Pattern brush
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Using the Pattern 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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