The Blob brush tool & Eraser tool in Adobe Illustrator – EP 11/19
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In this video, we are going to be taking a look a the blob brush tool and the eraser tool. Now the blob brush tool allows us to draw similar to the brush tool by drawing freehand strokes.
Tho, unlike the brush tool, the blob tool does not work along a vector path, the blob tool essentially creates and builds vector shapes.
00:01:45 - Blob Brush Tool
00:04:23 - Eraser Tool
00:05:40 - Combination
KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS USED IN THIS VIDEO:
V - Selection tool
J - Eyedropper tool
Shift B - Blob & brush tool
Shift E - Eraser tool
Press [ to increase brush size, press ] to decrease brush size - Toggle brush size (with brush tool active)
Press [ to increase brush size, press ] to decrease brush size - Toggle brush size (with eraser tool active)
In this video tutorial, I will be using Adobe Illustrator CC for mac. Almost all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.
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Written by Gareth David