How to Get the Most from Your Illustrator Brushes

October 22, 2015

How to Get the Most from Your Illustrator Brushes

You probably know that Illustrator brushes are way different than Photoshop brushes.

Especially art brushes. Unlike Photoshop brushes that can generate strokes dynamically, Illustrator brushes (Art Brushes) are essentially shapes that are stretched and compressed.

As a result, it takes a little more finesse to get amazing results. The upside is that it's vector. So once you get that great look you can resize it and adjust it with ease (unlike Photoshop).

In this video I'll show you three simple tips for getting the most from your Illustrator brushes. 

Looking for some great Illustrator brushes? Check out The Vector Brush Toolkit we created. It's made from real retro source material and contains over 200 totally unique brushes includes: pens, charcoal, chalk, pencil, watercolor and more!





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