How to use the width tool

Learn how to use the width tool in Illustrator CC 2018 2017 2015 CS6 etc

Width tool

How to use the width tool in Illustrator tutorial
  1. Select the width tool (halfway down the Illustrator toolbar)

  2. Goto to a path with a stroke (weight such as 10pt etc)

  3. Hover over the actual path (not the stroke) and click and drag outwards or inwards to modify the width of the stroke

  4. Click with width tool in a different position along line to drag inwards or outwards to modify the profile

 

Video tutorial on the subject by graphicxtras.com (youtube)

 

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