Artistic Painting with Illustrator: Object-Creation Brushes by Sharon Steuer
English | Audio: aac, 48000 Hz, mono (eng)
MP4 | Video: h264, yuv420p, 960x540, 15.00 fps(r) (eng) | 2.49 GB
Genre: Video Training
Discover how to paint and draw with Adobe Illustrator's powerful object-creation brushes.
In this course, artist and author Sharon Steuer will show you how to use art brushes, pattern brushes, scatter brushes, and brush-like symbols to warp, bend, repeat, stretch, scatter, and distribute objects along a path, and quickly populate scenes with complex groups of objects. You'll learn how to scale, colorize, and modify your objects; create different versions of brushes; edit the underlying paths; and fix common mistakes. You'll also see how to prepare artwork to make into brushes, resize brushes, and understand which brush or symbol is appropriate for different drawing situations. Plus, learn to paint with raster objects in dynamic new ways, and auto-generate corners for vector and raster pattern brushes.
See the previous course in the series, Artistic Painting with Illustrator: Natural Media Brushes, for Sharon's insights on more traditional tools like the Paintbrush and Blob Brush.
Creating and experimenting with object-creation brushes
Preparing artwork to make into brushes
Scaling and distorting brushes by varying line weight and stroke profiles
Stretching versus repeating portions of a brush
Colorizing complex brushes
Fixing problem brushes with vector editing tools
Exploring different ways to make and use pattern brushes
Customizing pattern brushes and adding auto-corners
Modifying scatter brush parameters
Adjusting brush definition and tablet pressure parameters
Fixing common mistakes
Using scatter brushes versus symbols
Warping and bending raster art using brushes
Combining stroke effects with brushes
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