Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with automated corner generation, part of Illustrator: 2013 Creative Cloud Updates.
Up until now creating pattern brushes inside of Illustrator has been somewhat …tricky business. And Adobe is trying to remedy that by …enabling you to use something called automatic corner generation when your …working with pattern brushes here inside of Illustrator. …So, in order to do this we're going to create a brand new document. …We're just going to go to File > New and it doesn't really matter what the size is …right now just hit OK. And then once you have a new document …open, we're ready to go. So the basic concept here is that we …want to to create a brush, first and foremost. …So, I'm going to bring out my Brushes panel and I'm just going to drop it out …just like that. And then I'm going to just create some artwork.…
It doesn't really matter what it looks like. …In this case, I'm just going to do two colored squares. …I'm just going to grab the rectangle tool. …And I'm going to draw out of square that's roughly about 30 pixels by 30 …pixels wide. Doesn't really matter what size it is as …
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- Placing multiple files at once
- Unembedding raster graphics
- Searching for fonts and swatches
- Loading images in brushes
- Working with Automated Corner Generation
- Using the updated Free Transform tool
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 01/16/2014. What changed?
A: When Creative Cloud applications are updated, we refresh our training to make sure it covers the latest features and interface changes from Adobe. This update covers Illustrator's redesigned Pencil tool, reshaping with the Pen tool, and Live Corners.