The Artistic Media Tool

Using the Artistic Media Tool, you can draw lines of varying thicknesses and shapes, paint with a brush or sprayer, or draw calligraphic lines. The tool has five drawing modes: Preset, Brush, Sprayer, Calligraphic, and Pressure. You can use the Artistic Media Tool in two ways:

  • Draw with it as you do the Freehand Tool—click and drag to create lines.

  • Select an existing object, such as a line or circle, and apply one of the Artistic Media Tool strokes to it.

To set the Artistic Media Tool's mode:

Select the Artistic Media Tool from the Curve flyout (Figure 7.33) or press .
Figure 7.33. Select the Artistic Media Tool from ...

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