11 Using Brushes to Create a Poster

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Use four brush types: Calligraphic, Art, Bristle, and Pattern.

  • Apply brushes to paths.

  • Paint and edit paths with the Paintbrush tool.

  • Create an Art brush from a raster image.

  • Change brush color and adjust brush settings.

  • Create new brushes from Adobe Illustrator artwork.

  • Work with the Blob Brush tool and the Eraser tool.


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