Working with strokes


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Working with strokes

One of the great things about Adobe Illustrator is the fact that it gives you control independently of both your fill color and your stroke color. In this movie, I am going to show you how to work with strokes inside of Illustrator. As we know, a stroke is merely a border that goes around the outside of an object and in Illustrator CS6, it can actually be a solid color or a gradient color as well. In order to apply a stroke, you have to have an object selected on your artboard and then you have to gain control of the stroke and then apply a color to it. Once you've got the color applied, you can actually change several stroke options along the way to make the stroke look very different and even more artistic.

You can even use brushes inside of Illustrator as strokes as well, to make your artwork look hand-painted, or have a decorative border around the outside of it. The possibilities are endless. So let's take a look at how we can apply strokes to some artwork. I have got some a...

Working with strokes
Video duration: 8m 46s 8h 49m Beginner

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Working with strokes 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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