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Digital Illustration: Easy Wreath Brushes

Deanna Sheehan, Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics

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9 Videos (35m)
    • Introduction

    • Setting up Your File

    • Creating your Leaves and Stem

    • Creating your Blend

    • Using the Transform Panel

    • Creating your Plant Brush

    • Applying your Brush to A Path

    • Finishing Touches

    • Now it's Your Turn!


About This Class

After taking this class, you'll be able to make your own custom art brushes in Illustrator. Whether you're new to design or an Illustrator pro;  you'll gain the knowledge you need to use the Illustrator to create a blend, use the transform panel, and create Custom Wreath Brushes.


  • Adobe Illustrator CC 2017


  • Wreath created in the videos
  • Your own Wreath you created using the techniques in the video

Skill Level:

  • Beginner to Advanced; no previous AI knowledge required.

What this lesson will cover.

  • Using the elipse, pen, width, line, and convert anchor point tool.
  • How to copy and paste and how to option drag copy.
  • How to create and edit a blend in Illustrator.
  • How to use Illustrators powerful transform and appearance panel.
  • How to turn the “plant” you created into a Custom Art Brush
  • How to apply your brush to a path.
  • How to edit and color you new brush
  • How to take the knowledge you learned to create your own brush for the class project.

7 of 7 students recommendSee All

This class helped me understand Illustrator much better :)
A very useful tutorial! I like how you explain the workflow, it's very easy to keep up and understand how Illustrator works.





Deanna Sheehan

Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics

Hello, I'm Deanna. Thank you for visiting my classes and profile on Skillshare. I'm a designer by choice and trade. I am a full time designer, retoucher, and motion graphics artist. I've also worked as a freelance designer for a long time now and as a tshirt parody artist. I have also taught for almost a decade at the local community college. I'm a mother, a wife (to my fellow doodle-head partner), an artist, and a teacher. I am an awesome cook, and I find myself extremely funny...

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