Working with the Blob Brush tool


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Working with the Blob Brush tool

Okay, so now we're going to have a look at the Blob Brush tool. I love the Blob Brush tool. It's fairly difficult to explain, but basically it allows you to paint like a painter would paint. And that means painting several strokes to get one continuous line. It's very seldom that I draw a line in one stroke like this. And with the Pen tool and the Brush tool, you tend to have to do that. Or, you have to join the paths later. But with the Blob Brush tool, you can paint a series of lines and it will automatically join them together.

So, if I paint there, and then paint again there, and paint again there, and let's do it once more. And now I select that holding down the cmd key or ctrl key on the PC. You'll see I've got one editable line. Now you'll notice something different between that and the regular Brush tool. If we zoom in, again using cmd+on the keyboard, ctrl+if your on the PC. Notice that the line goes around the brush stroke. So instead ...

Working with the Blob Brush tool
Video duration: 6m 45s 2h 33m Intermediate

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Working with the Blob Brush tool provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Angie Taylor as part of the Animated Character Design with Illustrator

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