Working with specialty strokes


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Working with specialty strokes

In this exercise we are going to take a look at the various kinds of specialty strokes that are available to you in Illustrator. They allow you to get all kinds of work done that you are about to see. And they include dashed outlines, dotted outlines, arrowheads and variable weight strokes. I am working inside Ready for strokes.ai and I want to assign a dashed outline around this sign. So I'll go ahead and click on it to select it. Then I want to bring up my Appearance panel. I could go to the Window menu and choose the Appearance command, but this panel is already represented by one of these icons over here on the right-hand side and to see which icon it is, I am going to go ahead and drag the left side of this panel column, so that I can see the name of each one of my panels.

Now I'll click on the word APPEARANCE in order to bring it on up. And the reason I am working from the Appearance panel instead of the Control panel, is because they need to specify which of my two strokes a...

Working with specialty strokes
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Working with specialty strokes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Up and Running with Illustrator

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Design
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Illustrator
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