Week 16: The Best Illustrator Brushes Tutorial Ever

Use Illustrator to create your own brushes, we will look at both the art brushes and the scatter brushes. Experiment with the various options.

Beginner

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Create your own brush and use it in a design, for example, a package design, a logo, a brochure.

Intermediate

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Create several brushes, experiment and try to develop a range of brushes to be used in a design project.

Advanced

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Create take your design a step further and bring it to live in Adobe Dimension.

Time Allocated

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45 Minutes for Beginner: create your own brush and use it in a design (e.g. a pack design, a logo, in a brochure, etc). 60-75 Minutes for intermediate: create several brushes, experiment and try to develop a range of brushes to be used in a design project. 60-105 Minutes for advanced: take your design a step further and bring it to live in Adobe Dimension.

Design Goals

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Design your own unique brush and start using it in a design (can be anything, an actual project or design something for this specific dex).

Constraints

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Use Ai and create your own brushes, we will look at both the art brushes and the scatter brushes. Experiment with the various options.

Software

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  • illustrator
    Adobe Illustrator

    Brushes, Shape Tool, Warp Tool

  • other-software
    Other

    Adobe Dimension

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