Using width profiles


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Using width profiles

As you start to create strokes with varying widths, you may find the need to save those profiles of the width, so that you can then use them in other pieces of your artwork. For instance, on this particular document that I've got here I've created a variable-width stroke on this leaf of the flower. I want to utilize the same stroke on all of the different leaves, but I don't want to take the time to redo the stroke each and every time. So I'm going to utilize something called a width profile to get me there. But first let's take a look at how we can utilize some of the built-in profiles that are already existing inside of Illustrator to add a little something extra to our artwork.

I'll select this leaf here on the top, and I'll zoom in, and I'll add a dark green stroke just the same color as I did over here. You'll notice once I do that that I get options in my Control panel, one that says Uniform and one that says Basic. The Basic refers to the brush tha...

Using width profiles
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Using width profiles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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