Join Mordy Golding for an in-depth discussion in this video The all-new Expressive Blob brush, part of Illustrator CS4 New Features.
I have always found it somewhat ironic that Adobe Illustrator, which is the…premier illustration program, is not really the most intuitive program to use…when you are actually trying to draw something. I know a lot of artists…and animators who prefer drawing inside of programs like Photoshop or Painter…for that matter.…Well, that kind of changes somewhat inside of Illustrator CS4 with this new…feature called the Blob Brush. Now I will talk more about the Blob Brush in a…minute, but first let's explore the Paintbrush tool inside of Illustrator and…see what the issues are with using that. Now the Paintbrush tool is a great…tool because it allows you to actually use pressure sensitivity. In fact, right…now whether you can see it, in my left hand I have a Wacom pen. I'm using a…pressure sensitive tablet, an Intuos3 tablet. Now what I'm going to…do is I'm going to my Paintbrush tool right here and I'm actually going to go…over to my Brushes panel. I'm going to double click on this setting right here.…
- Using the new graphic styles behavior Previewing separations Working with the improved Smart Guides and alignment features Simulating color blindness Understanding changes to the default Pathfinder behavior