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Technique to not apply stroke around the whole object

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Hello!

Is there a technique to not apply stroke around the whole object.

To examples in the photo below: 

- How would you go about making the arrow shaped like a semi-circle in AD? (In general: If part of my shape has a line I like, how can I "extract" that line from the whole shape and apply strokes to only that line?)

- What do you think they did to apply fill in the fish while the stroke is not all the way round? (Did they make one shape for the fill with no stroke and just draw over it?)

Best regards

 

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Welcome to the forums.

You can achieve the first arrow quite easily by using a Compound Subtraction and a Dashed Stroke, see attached image. The dash will need to be adjusted if the shape is adjusted. (There may be other ways to do this.)

I have no idea how the other image was created but any open curve can be given a Fill just like any closed curve.

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Hello philippegreenleaf,

For the arrow, you can also draw a circle, "Convert to Curves".
Take "Node Tool", select two of the opposite nodes and do "Break Curve".
Delete one of the two resulting shapes and apply the arrowhead.

For the fish I would say that the filling is done with brush strokes but I don't do this kind of drawing so it remains a guess.

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