How to use Illustrator CS4′s Blob Brush tool – a new tool.

How to use Illustrator CS4′s Blob Brush tool – a new tool.

Illustrator CS4 introduces the Blob Brush tool.
The Blob Brush combines between the pencil tool and the Outline Stroke command (Object>Path>Outline Stroke)

blob brush How to use Illustrator CS4s Blob Brush tool   a new tool.

The cool new tool

Blob Brush -  tool options.

Double click on the tool and you get a world of new possibilities, here is what all these options mean:

Keep Selected – when you use this option, what ever you draw will remain selected even after you stopped pressing the mouse down.

Selection Limits Merge – if what you draw using this tool has the same Fill properties as other object in the document, they will merge together.

Fidelity – This option determines the distance between anchor points, which are created as you draw. The larger the value of your Fidelity the smoother the objects created.

Smoothness – Refers to the smoothness of the object’s strokes, this options is best used on shapes that are not finely detailed.

Size – Determines the Brush size.

Angle – Determines the Brush angle.



One Responseto “How to use Illustrator CS4′s Blob Brush tool – a new tool.”

  1. willtrevon says:

    on default brush option i cant choose pressure tab..why?

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