Bristle vector brushes

Bristle brushes are Illustrator's wonderful painting brush for CC 2018 2017 2015 etc for smoother and more transparent strokes and natural designs

Tutorial steps

bristle brushes for Illustrator create and use
  1. Select the Paintbrush tool (there is no bristle brush tool) in Illustrator toolbar

  2. Window menu and brushes category

  3. Select a bristle brush in the brushes panel

  4. Duplicate bristle brush via right side menu in presets panel

  5. Double click the new stroke

  6. Edit the size, length, density, thickness etc (see preview to see the result of changes)

  7. Click OK

  8. Save document with new tool for later use


Video tutorial on the subject by (youtube)


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