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Here's one method Select the black lines you drew Do Object > Expand Appearance Select the Shape Builder tool, and click in the centre, to make the inside a closed shape Do Ungroup Shift+Ctrl+G Select the closed shape you made Set the fill and stroke of this shape to none Select the brush tool, and select the Draw Inside mode Example


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Graphic tablets allow you to use different expressions for more control over the brush stroke: all of them support pen pressure, some allow to use pen tilt, pen rotation, etc. The preview you see on your first image shows how the brush stroke would look like with the expressions enabled: it's set to Pen Pressure for opacity, flow and diameter. There's also a ...


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It means the brush is 16bits/channel, and when you made the brush you must have been in 16bits/channel mode. If you don't want 16bit brushes, click Image > Mode > 8 bits/channel before making the brush. It's almost impossible to read the numbers, but there actually is a "16" in there.


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There are several types of brushes. An art brush wors like you explained. A scatterbrus scatters many samples across the path, calligraphic brush extrudes a shape over the path. The brush your looking for is a pattern brush. First you need to create the individual tiles your brush consists of, make patters out of them and then make a brush out of those tiles....


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The short answer is, no, there's no way to "slide" or "offset" the pattern starting point on the path. One possible workaround would be something like this: Cut the path with the knife tool Delete extra point, this moves the starting point to the spot where you cut the path. Join the points and now you have a closed path again, with ...


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Pattern Brush corner creation can be a long, detailed process (as well as frustrating). I can't offer any specific steps for your specific artwork without having access to the artwork itself. However, here's what I do.... Take the existing brush and apply it to a path so that all corners/sides are used - similar to your first image above. Drag the Brush ...


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Sure. 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. 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.


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The settings are counter-intuitive. You want the Fidelity setting to be low, not high. The devs are engineers.. in math a high fidelity means less accurate.. to common, non-engineers or non-physicists.. a high fidelity means more accurate... I, personally, set the Fidelity to about 0.5-1px and the Smoothness to 1-2%. I would also point out that brushes are ...


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Stop using the Brush Presets panel and use the Brush Panel. Brush presets contain preconfigured, tool specific, settings.... The Brush panel contains only settings. They are two separate panels.... Choosing a Brush preset will set the tool to that saved configuration. Whereas changing anything in the Brush panel will merely alter the settings for the tool ...


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It looks quite similar to Photoshop's Mixer Brush functionality, although not identical. In the example below I used a brush tip like this, which I borrowed from one of Kyle's Dry Media brushes, also brush spacing was set to around 3%. You can obviously use any brush tip you want. Then used it with the Mixer Brush settings shown here, although you can play ...


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If you click Show Additional Preset Info in the Brushes flyout menu you'll notice that some brush presets have icons in the top-right corner — those are presets with included tool settings (if I'm not mistaken this was added in CC2018 or CC2019): Currently there's no way to ignore tool info of these presets to my knowledge (which is actually very useful in ...


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I would start by playing with the options of that particular brush: To change the options for a brush, double-click the brush in the Brushes panel. Set the brush options and click OK. If the current document contains brushed paths that use the modified brush, a message appears. Click Apply To Strokes to change pre-existing strokes. Source: https://helpx....


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Two things: You need to sample from real pixels, not from layers with effects OR with Sample All Layers option enabled. For the latter it's important to not have anything else when you sample (like a background — otherwise it'll be sampled) the layer you paint on shouldn't have any layer effects — otherwise the effect will cover your paint. Example. I have ...


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There's no equivalent format in GIMP. However you could put .gbr files inside a ZIP folder for upload/download purposes. This has nothing to do with GIMP though. To create one in Windows, right click your desktop or any blank space inside a folder, choose New > Compressed (zip) folder. Open the zip folder, and copy and paste your .gbr files inside it. I'...


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Check your brush Blending Mode setting (tool bar on top): it's probably set to something that's not Normal:


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This kind of depends on which brush is used. If the brush strokes are shapes with a fill you are out of luck. There's no direct conversion back to a centerline path. There are some tricks to try and work around to a centerline again, but I suspect those may be more trouble than simply redrawing. If the brush strokes are still merely stroked paths, just ...


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After downloading and checking out some Procreate brushes (.brush files), these appear to be zip archive files. So if you change the file extension to zip, and open the zip, you should be able to extract the PNG images contained within it. I assume .brushset is also similar - just a zip archive. If you can get the images out, then you can use them to create ...


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Without more information, I can't comment much on this particular brush, but most "anime" brushes I've encountered are just captured dabs set to rotate based on the direction the brush is going. The brush is likely not square in its dimensions, with the "direction" side being longer. The edges are semi-transparent, and the interval ...


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It's because what you are seeing is merely a low resolution preview of the brush. The actual brush isn't applied to the path until you lift the stylus. There's no way to change this behaviour in Illustrator's brush tool. It will always apply some level of smoothing after you release the stylus, even with the fidelity set all the way to accurate. Perhaps if ...


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Digital images do not work like they do on fictitious tv shows like CSI. Media will often do things which are actually impossible in real life. Digital images are flat. They don't contain "layers" of one items covering another. In other words, they are more like a jigsaw puzzle where pieces interlock with each other, not a layer cake where pieces ...


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