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Convert Vector Brush Stroke to Curve


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In Affinity Designer, how do you convert a vector brush stroke to a curve.

Yes, the stroke itself is a curve, but with the brush applied it has texture (width, scratches, drop-outs, etc.) in the stroke.

I'd like to take the "rendered" vector stroke and convert it to an outline curve (kind of like converting a text letter to a curve).

How is this done?

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At present it can't be done (easily) in Affinity - because it is just a bitmap image stretched along the path, not a true vector shape.

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2 hours ago, macrumpton said:

So I guess there is no equivalent to Adobe Illustrator's vector brushes that put vector shapes along a path.

Correct, Affinity's vector brushes are a raster image along a vector path so not pure vector, more a hybrid brush.

 

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