Distressed Ink Strokes - Vector Brushes

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Distressed Ink Strokes - Vector Brushes

Add an organic feel to your vector illustrations with these brushes created from real ink strokes and dry brush swipes. These brushes will create a realistic, imperfect look in your vector illustrations

To use install the solid ink brushes please follow these steps:

  1. Open Illustrator and create a new file. 
  2. Go to Window > Brushes. 
  3. In the Brushes panel, click on the top right icon and from the dropdown menu select "Open Brush Library" > "Other Library". 
  4. Locate the file "Solid Ink Brush Library.ai" and click OK. 
  5. Using the Pen Tool (P) draw a path. 
  6. Select any brush from the Solid Ink Brush Library to apply to that path.

If you wish to make the brush bigger or smaller, you can simply increase/decrease the stroke weight in the Stroke Panel (or make a more advanced edits in the Art Brush Option Panel); and you can change the brush color from your Color Panel (stroke color).

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