Hi! These are some brushes that work just great when inking drawings directly in Illustrator. Or, if you have a scanned sketch, you can place it in Illustrator and trace it with these brushes! It reproduces the pens feel of loosing stroke width at the middle of the tracing line.
I hope you find this useful!
2, 1, 0.75, 0.5 and 0.25 pt brushes.
HOW TO LOAD THESE BRUSHES INTO ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR:
1.- Download the file Inky Pen.ai
2.- Save it into the brushes folder located under Adobe/Adobe Illustrator/Presets/Brushes
3.- Restart Adobe Illustrator (or just open it if it wasn't)
4.- Choose Window > Brush Libraries > Inky Pen
5.- Voilà! The "Inky Pen" set of brushes appear in a new tool window.
HOW TO USE THE BRUSHES
1.- Select the Brush Tool
2.- Make sure "nothing" is set as fill color
3.- Click on the desired brush
4.- Paint with mouse or tablet on your document.
1.- Select a path on which you wish to apply the brush
2.- Make sure you set "nothing" as fill color
3.- Click on the brush of your choice.