How to have a different stroke weight on a single line path? I came across this video — what is the process to create that clock needle? Thanks.

Exact time for my question is 6:16 to 6:24.


There are at least 2 ways in Illustrator, that you can use:

  1. Using Variable Width Profiles

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  1. List item

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Clock example:

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You can round the corners of the strokes using Stroke properties. And 2nd method works on closed stroke paths like circle too.

  • thanks! able to create the effect using method 2. – Momori06 May 15 at 14:36

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