Select the vector art and change it from a group to a compound path by going to Object > Compound Path > Make. Open the Brushes panel and drag the artwork onto the New Brush button. In the resulting New Brush window, choose Scatter Brush and click OK. That opens the Scatter Brush Options window.
How do you create a brush in Illustrator?
Select all the shapes you want to be a brush. Then, in your Brushes palette, click on the little arrow in the upper left, and select “New Brush.” You will get the option to choose 1 of 4 brush types. Choose “Art Brush” and click OK.
What is a scatter brush in Illustrator?
Scatter Brush helps in saving tons of your time by scattering the same shape wherever you move your brush. You need not have to create the same shape again and again. Scatter Brushes are most useful when you are creating a beautiful background with a particular shape.
How do I add brushes to Illustrator 2020?
To install do the following:
- In Illustrator, open the Brushes Panel (Window > Brushes).
- Click the Brush Libraries Menu in the bottom left of the Panel (the bookshelf icon).
- Choose Other Library from the Menu.
- Locate the brush library . ai file on your hard drive and click open to install.
How do you get to the Brush panel in Illustrator?
The Brushes panel is where you find brushes in Illustrator. To open it, go to Window > Brushes (F5).
Can Photoshop brushes be used in Illustrator?
You cannot use Photoshop Brushes in Illustrator. Photoshop brushes are raster images that you “paint” into other raster images.
How can you see an object in isolation mode?
Select the object or group, then click the panel menu and choose Enter Isolation Mode . Notice the gray isolation bar at the top of the document window with the arrow at the left side. When you are finished editing the isolated object, click the arrow until the isolation bar disappears.
How do you fill a shape with a circle in Illustrator?
Select the created path (by the way, it can be open and compound path), then go to the File > Script > Circle Fill. In the opened dialog box set the maximum and the minimum value of circles as percentage to the size of an external object and a minimal distance between the circles.