The Blob brush tool & Eraser tool in Adobe Illustrator Ep11/19 [Adobe Illustrator for Beginners]

In this video we are going to be taking a look a the blob brush tool and the eraser tool. Now the blob brush tool allows us to draw similar to the brush tool by drawing freehand strokes.

Tho unlike the brush tool, the blob tool does not work along a vector path, the blob tool essentially creates and builds vector shapes.

In this video tutorial I will be using Adobe Illustrator CC for mac. Almost all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.

Topics Covered:

– Blob Brush Tool 00:01:45
– Eraser Tool 00:04:23
– Combination 00:05:40

Keyboard shortcuts used in this video:

V – Selection tool
J – Eyedropper tool
Shift B – Blob & brush tool
Shift E – Eraser tool

Press [ to increase brush size, press ] to decrease brush size – Toggle brush size (with brush tool active)
Press [ to increase brush size, press ] to decrease brush size – Toggle brush size (with eraser tool active)



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“I’m Gareth David, a freelance creative specialising in design for logo identity & branding. I am currently based in London UK with over 12 years experience in the design industry with a passion for sharing knowledge and teaching.

I have created this channel to share my experience and give some advice to aspiring designers at any level who wish to find out more about Graphic Design and the industry.

So have fun guys and be creative!”

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