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Chapter 16. BRUSHES > Creating Artwork for a Brush

Creating Artwork for a Brush

Unlike the strokes covered in the previous chapter, you need to create the artwork that is used in a brush stroke.

To convert selected objects to a brush:

1.
Select the object that you want to use as the brush tip.

2.
Choose Modify > Brush > Create Brush. A dialog box appears asking how you would like to use the selected object 1.

Figure 1. You have a choice as to how to use the object selected as a brush tip.


3.
Click the Copy button to create a symbol to be used as the brush. This leaves the selected object unchanged.

or

Click the Convert button to create a symbol to be used as the brush, and replace the selected object with an instance of that symbol.

4.
In the Edit Brush dialog box, use the Brush Name field to create a name for the brush.

TIP

The Include Symbols field automatically uses the symbol that was created from the selected artwork.

5.
Set the options as described in the following exercises.

6.
Click OK. The brush is available to be applied to paths. (See page 210 for how to apply a brush to paths.)


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