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Create Illustrator Art Brushes by andart Create Illustrator Art Brushes by andart

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During this tutorial we are going to create and use different brush strokes to give a character life in Adobe Illustrator. Specifically creating art brushes and applying them in different colors and thicknesses.

Tools and Palettes covered in this tutorial include, pen tool, covert anchor point, ellipse, color palette, layers palette, transparency palette, brushes palette

feel free to download the pdf and give it a go yourself. You can view the final image here [link]
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Given 2011-01-18
For Vector Week Day 3, you should check out Create Illustrator Art Brushes by ~andart. Suggester's words: A great tutorial on creating and using vector brushes in Adobe Illustrator, nicely written and with fantastic results! ( Suggested by ChewedKandi and Featured by FantasyStock )
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Aymangfx Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014
Thank you
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Jaloe Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much!!!
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yami-joey Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you so much for this! :D It has really helped me out to learn new things.
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SonikaCreatives Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012
Gods... I love you!!!!!!
:3
Thank you!
*steals and runs away*
Bwuahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!
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SonikaCreatives Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
Meh! How could I forget to fav it?!!! I'm oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooold ;_;

But I fav it now, so I won't forget to give credit :3 Again, thank you!
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andart Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
Glad you liked it. I hope you find it useful
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unanalyzed Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012
Thank you for this, its very helpful!
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ViolaAtDeviant Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012
thx!
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Kryione Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
YESSSSSS!!!!!!I'VE BEEN SEARCHING FOR SOMETHING LIKE THIS SINCE I GOT A HOLD OF PHOTOSHOP.
Thanks SOOOOOOOO MUCH!
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FantasyStock Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2011
:+fav: Congratulations on your DD! You've been featured in the article, January 2011 Resources DDs.
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tina1138 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011
WOW thanks!!!!!
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ThirdPotato Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Excellent tutorial! So digestible too n.n
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L33mSimPson Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much
this should be helpful
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SilverZeo Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist
Drew Saturday from the secret Saturdays?
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Dojinshi-Mic Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011
This is very useful! I've learnt how to use illustrator at college recently but they don't show you useful stuff like this! Thank you very much ^^
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DaniGunz Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011
Great tutorial man i always do this in photoshop because i didnt knew how to in illustrator :p
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andart Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
glad i could help
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ExpectRoses Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011
Kewl
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Squidfist Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Meh, not particularly amazing or innovative.
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Hazel23 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very innovative! I never thought about using the art brushes in this way. This'll be really handy when I can get a copy of illustrator.
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DarkPrincess1989 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it's gonna be helpfulll ^^
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aslix Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks a lot :D
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FalyneVarger Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Professional General Artist
If only I didn't hate Illustrator with a passion.
Inkscape is so much more user friendly. And free.
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MickusTheDutch Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool! Clear and really helpful! Thanks :D
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MadziaVelMadzik Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
not working for meh ;__; some error pdf appears ;__;
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0oKatanao0 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Same ;_;
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KenjiArtWorks Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome thank you!
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Silly-m3Shine Featured By Owner May 18, 2009
oh, i like it. ;)
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andart Featured By Owner May 20, 2009
thanks glad you like it
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ashirwad Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2009
Thank you so much for sharing!

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andart Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2009
no problem
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