Trying to create a graphic style. Basically, it is multiple strokes applied with different widths, opacity, etc. I wanted to see if it was possible to apply a brush to a single stroke within the style - in other words, one of the stroke items on the appearance panel. There doesn't seem to be an obvious way to do this. Using CC 2021. Any ideas?

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Highlight the stroke in the Appearance Panel...

.. Click the Brush you want to apply.

The brush should only be applied to the stroke you highlighted.

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If you don't highlight a stroke, the brush will typically be applied to the topmost stroke in the appearance stack. i.e the first stroke.

  • Thank you. In retrospect, it seems obvious, but I was stupiding I guess. Thanks!
    – dgo
    Feb 18, 2021 at 23:50
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    @dgo .. we've all been there :) No Worries!
    – Scott
    Feb 18, 2021 at 23:58

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