Questions tagged [stroke]

Questions about objects' outline. Mostly applies to vector programs, where the stroke is editable separately from the object's fill.

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Illustrator: how to scale strokes proportionally when resizing? [duplicate]

I am working on a logo design project and stuck at a place. I have used some strokes in logo so problem is, strokes size isn't changing when I am resizing an object. Stroke size is 3pt and when I ...
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Illustrator cannot add stroke to path

Can someone tell me why i cannot add a stroke to the selected path? I have opened the file multiple times/copied and pasted the paths and tried to change the color and weight of the stroke. I ...
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Illustrator - not outlining entire path

This is ridiculous: I have a simple looping path. It has a stroke and a fill. I apply "Object > Path > Outline Stroke" and it only applies to half the path. If I break the loop in two places, it ...
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Erasing a part of circle stroke in illustrator with rounded edges

I need to create a circle stroke that doesn't form a complete circle. The ends of the stroke should be rounded. I am using Illustrator. I also have attached the sample. Would someone please be able ...
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Decrease text stroke to make it really thin

How do i use offset path to decrease the text thickness? I tried using the negative measurement but it still didn't work.
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3D Acrylic Paint Stroke in Photoshop or C4D? [duplicate]

How can I make this kind of 3D paint stroke? Is it photoshop or C4D. please guide me through the process.
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Lincap goes from rounded to squared when expanding layer in Illustrator

I have a stroke with rounded caps. When I go to expand the stroke, the end turns back to squared while the beginning node is kept rounded. How do I preserve the rounded cap? https://screencast.com/t/...
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Starburst/Stroke Messing Up on Export

Having some issues exporting a file in Illustrator. I'm using a dashed stroke for the starburst effect and it gets all weird on me when I export it to pdf. If I export to png then I'm left with ...
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How to make this Twisted Strokes Effect

Does anybody recognise the below effect? I have tried to recreate this image in illustrator by putting a dark green circle with a dashed stroke on it and then apply Effect/Distort & Transform/...
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Stop a line (stroke) on the edge of a triangle

I want to stop these lines right on the edge. I'm using Adobe Illustrator CS6, I'm fairly new to Illustrator so please be specific.
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How do I clear the inside of my circles? [duplicate]

I have some overlapping circles to create a cloud shape. How do I erase the inner parts of the circles so I just have the outline like in the cloud in the top right?
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How do you create these illustrations in Illustrator that look like pencils by Ryan Putnam?

I want to achieve the same style in Illustrator like the ones in here https://www.dropbox.com/pro