Learn how to use scatter brushes in Adobe Illustrator to create a nice organic texture to any type of vector-based design.
- [Voiceover] I've shown you how to add textures…to your final vector brush illustration,…but I also want to show you how to use a specific brush…to add textures as well.…Now I've kind of given you a sneak peak of this…when I was working on the pear texture…with the Scatter Brush.…We're gonna approach the Scatter Brush again.…Now the Scatter Brush is simply a random assortment,…in this case, of little specks that have been vectorized.…If I zoom in on this, you can see what that looks like here.…
Very easy to create.…Actually you can create your base art using,…once again, an old toothbrush…and some India ink on paper, scan it in,…and just kind of compose it in Photoshop…to make a nice kind of shape…of little elements and artifacts.…Then you just simply bring that high res TIF…into Illustrator, Image Trace it,…and you have art like this…that you can turn into a Scatter Brush.…So I want to show you how we're gonna use a scatter brush…like this to add some nice texturing…to this pencil illustration…that we have finalized down below.…
Graphic designer Von Glitschka appreciates the endless brush stroke freedom that real-world brushes offer, and he knows how to replicate this offering in the digital world. In this course, he shows how to create your own custom, handmade brush strokes and import them into Adobe Illustrator. Von demonstrates how to compile and use custom brush strokes to achieve both a hand-painted aesthetic and a personal touch. Whether you're a painter, a designer, or just a fan of Illustrator, this course offers instructions on how to expand your use of Illustrator.
- Painting real brush strokes
- Transforming real brush strokes into digital brush strokes
- Importing brush strokes
- Creating bitmap surface textures
- Modifying vectors
- Compiling patterns, shapes, and strokes
- Working with layers and blend modes
- Using vector brushes
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating an Authentic Look
2. Using Vector Brushes
3. Vector Painting Process
4. Deconstructing Complex Vector Paintings
5. Using Adobe Capture
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