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Posts posted by Miriness

  1. 27 minutes ago, gdenby said:

    Hi, Miriness,

    There are 2 ways that I know of to do this in AD. The one that is closest to what is shown in the AI tute is to create a stroke pressure curve, and save it as a style. See the following:



    Note, all styles are placed on a cog shape, which unfortunately is not well suited for representing line weights.


    The taper applied to various curves, set to different weights, and expanded into a vector shape.


    The 2nd way produces a different result. One can make a textured intensity brush that works w. the vector brush, pencil or pen. While the line form is a vector, the brush is a pixel image repeated or stretched along the vector, whose width and opacity, etc, can be varied by such things as stylus pressure or speed. The resulting shape remains modifiable along the vector, but is limited by the fineness of the bitmap.





    Thank you so much! Yes, this is is exactly what I needed.

  2. On 11/24/2017 at 10:32 PM, jhazel0705 said:

    Hey guys......so I was working on my new course...and got the the lesson on making brushes.....sooooo I had to amek some brushes. 


    I made a set of fog/ smoke brushes in raster and a set of silky smooth stroke brushes for your vector applications. 


    I have learned so much from the people on the site....I wanted to give back, so here ya go . I am working on new blog post and some new art using them....so I will keep you in the loop 


    Feedback on them is always appreciated, I love making these sorts of tools 


    Jeremy , www.7thseasonstudios.com

    Stroke brushes -7th season studios .afbrushes

    Smoke and fog brushes -7th season studios.afbrushes

    Thank you! I was wondering how did you make a custom brush? - because I've been trying to figure it out.

  3. I'm brand new to Affinity Design and I'm having teething problems trying to do certain things I'm used to doing in Adobe Illustrator. For example the custom brush, or a brush that is thin in a point at one end only and responds to pen pressure. Also I used to be able to draw this out neatly with a line from the pen tool and then drag the brush from the menu of brushes to instantly change the pen line to this stroke effect.

    What's the best way to customise this type of brush?

    (The pictures come from this custom brush tutorial suitable for Adobe Illustrator http://www.bittbox.com/illustrator/illustrator-how-to-make-custom-swooshes-swirls-and-curls )

    Another question while on topic, I already have some brush files suitable for illustrator but wont open in Affinity, is there anyway they can work or be converted to work?