How to use variable width profiles

Learn how to use and create variable width profile strokes in Illustrator CC 2018 2017 2015 etc.

Tutorial steps

how to create variable width profile strokes in Illustrator
  1. Select a path in Illustrator for the variable width profile to be used on

  2. Set the stroke width for the path

  3. Set the stroke color

  4. Select the variable width profile from dropdown (along top bar of Illustrator)

  5. To create a new profile, click the add to profile button in variable width profiles panel

You can use them by using the default selection of settings at the top of the application.


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