Creating calligraphic shapes
The Calligraphy tool comes with a lot of options to change the resulting shape as if we are changing how we use the calligraphic pen or we are using a different brush to create our objects. This recipe will introduce us to those options.
The following steps will show how to use the Calligraphy tool:
- Select the Calligraphy tool (Ctrl + F6 or C) and create a wavy calligraphic object. Notice how the options from the toolbar affected the shape.
- Increase the Width: to 70 and Thinning: to 85 and create another wavy object with a similar hand stroke like in step one.
- Set Width: to 30 and Thinning: to 0 and create another similar shape but this time change the pen width by pressing the Left Arrow and Right ...