Using the Scatter brush


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Using the Scatter brush

A scatter brush at a very basic level takes some piece of artwork and distributes it along the path that you create. Let's actually create a scatter brush using these little flip-flop icons and then see how that might be applied when put on to a brush. So I'll start up first by selecting the artwork as it is right here, go over to my Brushes panel, and click on the button over here to create a New Brush. Now I don't want to create a New Calligraphic Brush; I want to create a New Scatter Brush again using the artwork that I currently have selected. So I'll choose New Scatter Brush, click OK, and now I get an option here. So let's call this one Flip Flops. It's always good to name your brushes; otherwise you will have no idea what they really are.

I'm to really leave these settings here as they are, Size 100%, that just means that the brush will use the same size of the artwork that I created here, the Space will be 100%. Scatter always at the 0%, Rotation to 0...

Using the Scatter brush
Video duration: 3m 59s 8h 21m Beginner

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

Subject:
Design
Software:
Illustrator
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