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Pattern brush options

I've been playing around with the different options suggested in this question. Does anyone have any insight in the pattern brush option? I've tried using the blend tool for three different boxes and ...
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creating recursive, self-similar patterns with Adobe Illustrator

Sorry if the title isn't quite accurate, i was having trouble describing this idea with words. Here's an example: It's fairly easy to approximate with the Transform effects, but it's not quite the ...
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Radial blend with two different shapes

Anyone know how to do this? have tried everything I know of. Thanks
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Blend Tool With Variable Stroke Width Not Giving Perfect Strokes

I'm trying to use blend Tool with variable stroke widthw but getting weird problem like this: Video I referenced is How to Make a Linocut Look with Adobe Illustrator But I'm not getting same result ...
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Making Stacked Objects Seamless

I made a quick illustration to demonstrate my problem. In this first picture I have 5 stacked objects; the upper and lower lip, the surfboard and two sets of teeth. I want the bottom teeth to ...
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How to “finalize” a blend (blend tool)

I'm creating a blend between two shapes with a 1px spacing, which by itself takes quite a bit of memory considering they're somewhat far apart. After I make the blend, I want to expand or somehow ...
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Gradient with Blend tool becomes fragmented, when Opacity is applied

I've created two strokes with gradients and connected them with blend tool. Once i make one of the strokes 0% opacity the gradient stops looking smooth and starts to look fragmented. I'm following an ...
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Spacing objects evenly on a spiral spine

I made a blend of circles that distribute from big to small and chose the replace with spine command. I have noticed the circles are not evenly spaced in the spine. I have changed adding anchor points ...
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Adjusting distance of blended objects to start and end points in Illustrator

I am trying to create a row of houses along a curved patch using the blend tool. What ruins the design though is the fact, that Illustrator is putting the first and second and last and second to last ...
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Circular blend Illustrator

Using Illustrator, I am trying to blend objects in a circular fashion but can't seem to find a satisfying solution. I have considered using the rotate tool, copying the rotated object around a central ...
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Step and repeat for offset path - Illustrator

In Adobe Illustrator, is there a workaround to easily repeat the process of offsetting a path? Just as you can input the number of desired steps using the blend tool, is there a similar option for the ...
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Blend Tool Smooth Color Not Working Properly

I'm having a few issues with the blend tool. One of the biggest problems I'm seeing that when I select "Smooth Color" sometimes I get a "stepped" result. While I understand I could switch spacings ...
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Illustrator Blend Tool even size differences?

In Illustrator I am creating a spiral with hands drawing hands drawing hands drawing hands drawing.... The way I am doing this is; I make a BIG and a very small copy of the 'hand' and then I use the '...
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How to Blend Colors of Merged Paths in AI CC2015

Is there a function / tool / proper method for blending the colors of merged paths in Adobe Illustrator (CC '15)? I would specifically like to source a solution which would allow for the automation of ...
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Spacing objects evenly on a spine with an open path using the blend tool

I made a blend of stars and chose the replace with spine command. The stars are not evenly spaced. I then decided to add anchor points and adjust them to try and space the stars evenly. Is there an ...
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Perfectly blending dots along infinity symbol path

I am trying to figure out how to produce the below image in Illustrator. Is there a systematic way to do it via first blending the dots and then via “Replace Spine”? (Or, perhaps, there is an better ...
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Can I explode a transformed object in Illustrator?

I created a circle in illustrator. To create an array, I added Effect > Distort & Transform > Transform. The problem is, now I want the array of circles to be individual objects. Is it ...
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Replace spine for all shapes

Why can't I select the replace spine option? This option is non-action for me? Thanks!
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Blend tool not working on converted objects from Photoshop

This is an ultra novice question from an ultra novice person. I created three overlapping vector paths in Photoshop then applied gradients to them. When I opened the PSD file in Illustrator, I chose "...
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Is the blend tool in Illustrator random?

The reason I ask is because I (feel) as if I'm making the same sequences of clicks between two shapes and I get several different blends each time. Example attached below. Thanks for your time.
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Horizontally distribute along path

How can I horizontally distribute objects along a path? Blend and Brushes don't work for me because they distribute objects evenly according to the distance along the path. I began by using the Blend ...
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Combine Same Color Objects

This question has probably been asked, but I can't find it, exactly. I'm a bit of a noob, and am unclear on some of the terminology. How do you combine all adjoining objects of the same color, all in ...
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Basic iPhone interface elements and shadow effects

I'm working with a graphic designer to create some iPhone interface elements, but I'm not a graphics designer myself. So I do not really know how to describe what I'm looking for. I'm afraid of over-...
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Perspective/non-linear blends with a common centre

In illustrator, if you want to take a blend between two objects with a specified number of steps and give it a perspective-like effect - changing the curve of the blend from linear to non-linear so ...