I'm trying follow this tutorial to create the leaf pattern.(Scroll down to see step 7. SO won't allow me to post more than 2 links).
I created the lines using blend tool, and created the brush and applied it on the lines as instructed. But I'm not sure what the artist means by "you may need to make the lines into overlapping solid objects to fill spaces.". I'm stuck and don't know how to make that image. All I can get to is the following (ignore the red bug). Any help on how to proceed will be helpful:
I'm using Adobe-illustrator CC.