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The hatching can be achieved by using pattern.Once you create a pattern,you can control the direction of hatching as required. Below are the steps to apply hatching to your drawing (I will apply this in a simple rectangle). Create a closed path for which hatching is required(I have used a simple rectangle) Now draw a line using pen tool and convert the line ...


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There are many ways of approaching this. You're right, a curve does not have to be made out of one piece, it can be built out of several pieces. In fact one curve can be built out of several curves. I have answered a similar question, about spiral caps, mostly the same applies here. When you do is you make a initial shape and then rotate and mirror it ...


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The pen tool is going to be better rather than drawing each line individually. However, you can take your paths and combine them into a single path by selecting them and going to: Object → Path → Join or Right Click → Join and then you can round that path by going to: Effect → Stylize → Round Corners Alternatively, once the paths are combined you can ...


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These small simplified images representing things are called pictograms (they're sometimes called icons but that also makes implications about how they are used). See also What do you call these infographic icons? which discusses a different style of the same thing. You can browse thousands and thousands of pictograms like that at the noun project, and ...


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Just want to add a more general point about your approach. (tldr: sketch out the frame of the face and get that right before adding any detail) It looks like you're closely copying each detail of the source photo, hoping that a likeness will spring out when you add enough accurately copied fine detail. That's not a good approach for getting likenesses. I've ...


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Use the Line Tool: Select the Line Tool from the tool bar and make sure your layer is set to Shape Layer. Before you make the shape on the artboard, click the gear icon and choose which side of the line (Start or End) you'd like the arrowhead to be on. You can also set the width and height of the arrow head by a percentage proportional to the line: Draw ...


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Add an anchor point to one of the line segments, say, the vertical segment, at a specific distance seen from the corner anchor point (p1), and then use the Direct Selection Tool (white arrow in the tool panel) to move the original corner point the same distance along the other line segment. Then choose the Convert Anchor Point tool (Shift-C) and click on ...


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There are some changes in color. Tts difficult to see with naked eyes but if you import you object to photoshop and use eyedroper you can see some color variations. How you can achieve this effect: Create the pattern(There are lots of ways to create this if you don't want to create this manually). You can change the color of upper and lower strips Now put ...


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Using blend is the way to go. Blends over complex curves aren't easy to control though—you end up with something like this: An easier way is to create your blend on a straight path and create an art brush form your blend. Controlling blends with varying strokes also isn't easy so I would suggest using 2 separate blends. Create your first blend: Duplicate ...


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There are a few aspects of the human face which will identify anyone. Shape of the head length of jawline Height of forehead (from brow to hairline) distance between eyes depth of eye sockets shape of cheekbones length and width of nose Length of chin (from lower lip to jaw) The more of these you get accurate, the more likely it is a portrait will bear a ...


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Try using Text tool and play with it's options. -------------- _ _ _ _ _ _ _ – – – – – – – –


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I'd forget Photoshop and stick to Illustrator. They are all simple lines. All you need is the pen tool.


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You don't. Pulling or dragging something to straighten out a multi-curved path is not possible as far as I'm aware. You could move each and every anchor point, but then you'd be hard pressed to not alter the length of the curves as you moved points. You can get the length and draw a new path. Choose Window > Document Info, then in the Document Info ...


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Create your shape... Rotate the shape so that your angle of distortion is at a 90 degree angle... Object → Envelope Distort → Make with Mesh... Use the Direct Selection Tool to select whole columns/rows of mesh points and nudge.


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Select the shape Swap the Fill and Stroke, so it has a fill and no stroke Hit the Divide button on the Pathfinder Panel (Window > Pathfinder) Fill to your heart's content (You could then use Live Paint or merely the Direct Selection Tool and click sections to alter their fill color.)


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There's not really an 'effect' to speak of. These are just flat line art, as @Scott mentions. I can add some advice to stick to very simple shapes, a single colour and one single thickness for all your strokes. Be sure to round most of your corners and select a round end cap in the Stroke panel.


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Align objects To align a line to the center of an ellipse left side we can use the Object > Align and distribute tools. Align the top of the diagonal line to the vertically centered horizontal guide in the ellipse. Align top edges Align the left borders of the diagonal line and the ellipse. Align left edges Snap to nodes or handles while drawing + ...


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Step 1: Draw a few strait lines as shown in the image. Select them all and create a artbrush. No settings need to be changed. Step 2: Draw your circles. Keep in mind that they need to touch each other. Select the two circles and choose the newly created artbrush from the brushpanel. Step 3: Keep the 2 circles selected and expand them (Object > Expand). Now ...


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One quite fast way is to use the scissors () tool. Click on your shape where you want the gaps and select the spans for deletion. Image 1: Quick timelapse of cut. A quick but less precision oriented way is to use the eraser tool instead of scissors. Its works best if you cut the path up first at some point to make it cut out stuff instead of carve into the ...


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Simulate the old bw photo printing system. There dot sizes or line widths are modulated by local greyshades. have a bw photo as a layer have a pattern of black lines or dots on white. The pattern is your major line art and the printing raster at the same time. The illusion is the simulated greyshades. blur the pattern. A slight zone of black and white ...


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You'd be better off using a transform effect (Effect → Distort & Transform → Transform...) on a single line. Just set a number of copies, some vertical movement and use vertical scale to create the change in spacing:


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Click on stroke (highlighted). one drop-down will appear. you can play with options.


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Create the line using the pen tool. Then in the 'Appearance' panel, click 'Stroke'. A bunch of options will appear. Play around with the 'Dashed Line' section to adjust the length of your dots/dashes on your line.


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Well basically, what Effect -> Stylize -> Rounded corners do, is, that it takes closed paths (i.e. that box would most likely work) and round their corners. Since your aim is to have kind of rounded corners on the path (body of the camera), the solution for you is to go to stroke panel (properties), increase stroke width, and in the options there, you can ...


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The bars in the pattern are actually not of exactly the same width. Some bars are slightly thicker, adding a darker mean shade to the image in that location. This way the picture is visible by just a slightly darker mean color (like 50% brightness for the bright regions and 52% brightness for the darker regions). You can do this in photoshop, if you start ...


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The trick is to use shape builder tool (Shift+M). Shape builder allows you to eliminate lines without expanding something that pathfinder is totally unable to do. Do this: Draw mask Make your lines. Duplicate the lines (to different layer perhaps) (Expand duplicate if you used blend tool) Select duplicate lines and mask shape, then alt drag a line cutting ...


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This can be done manually by bending lines and editing stroke widths. The needed amount of work is substantial. Another answer suggests making line width modulations automatically in Photoshop. It's a good idea to save work. We try it, too. At first make an image which has solid white backgound 50% grey shape, we call it N solid black lines To get ...


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Select 2 lines with the Selection Tool, hit Command/Ctrl+j twice. Select 2 more lines, repeat...repeat.. repeat.. repeat.


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Sure! Use the Appearance Panel. You can stack multiple strokes (or fills) onto the same path which is much more precise, clean, and editable than anything Photoshop can do. For more information on the Appearance Panel CLICK HERE.


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