Using multiple strokes to create a border design


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Using multiple strokes to create a border design

Before we dive deeper into the world of appearances and effects, I thought it might be a good idea to kind of freeze things for just a moment and actually apply some of the concepts and the things that we have learned until this point. For example, here I have a congratulations card. I am working on a file called congrats_1, and while the design is really nice, the border for this is pretty lame. So I kind of want to wake it up a little bit, and I want to use some of the things that I've learned until now-- meaning I want to be able apply multiple strokes to create an interesting border for this design. I am going to start up by first selecting the actual border itself, and in the Appearance panel, I will set the stroke weight to about 12 point.

Since black has really no place at all inside of this design, I am actually going to change the stroke color to this purple color that exists already inside of my document. Great! So I have this nice thick purple border. I am now going to create ...

Using multiple strokes to create a border design
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Using multiple strokes to create a border design provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Rethinking the Essentials

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Design
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Illustrator
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