12. 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.

  • Change brush color and adjust brush settings.

  • Create new brushes from Adobe Illustrator artwork.

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


This lesson will take about 60 minutes to complete. To get the lesson files used in this chapter, download them from the web page for this book at www.adobepress.com/IllustratorCIB2020. For more information, see “Accessing the lesson files and Web Edition ...

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