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Wednesday, April 6, 2016
How to make Dotted Lines or Stroke in Illustrator

How to make Dotted Lines or Stroke in Illustrator


How to Make Dotted Lines or Stroke in Illustrator.




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Very easy tutorial to make dotted lines or Stroke in Illustrator. No matter which version are you going to use. CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6 even CC,  All have similar instructions to make dotted lines. 

Step 1

You just open a new document and draw a line or shape using these tools below.


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Step 2

Now open Stroke dialogue box, You can open it by going to Windows >Stroke or Shortcut is Ctrl+F10 


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Step 3

If you don't see the Stroke Option that means it is hiding now, So show it via click the little
dialogue menu on the top right of the box and touch Show Option. 

Now do something like mine. Click Round cap, Tick Dashed Line and Enter the Values : dash : 0 pt , gap : It depends on your stroke weight. 
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Result

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How to Make Dashed Line Effect in Photoshop

How to Make Dashed Line Effect in Photoshop



How to Make Dashed Line Effect in Photoshop.


It is very simple and easy way to make this. You just need to follow these 3 questions step by step and get answer below.

1. How to setup your Pen Tool for making Dashed Line Effect ?

Open an image you want to create a Dashed Line Effect around it .
Here I have chosen a “cake.jpg”.

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Now select the “PEN TOOL” with “SHAPE” from the drop-down menu in the “Option Bar”

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Set shape "Fill" No Color  and set shape "Stroke" color you wish.
I wished white, and set my “Shape Stroke Width” 0.65 pt.

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2. How to use Pen Tool for Making a Selection Path before Dashed Line Effect ? 


If you done my first answer properly, now you need make a selection around the image.Take pen tool and create a shape path like below.

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3. How to Make & Configure Dashed Line Effect Finally ?


So this is the last & final task after completing my second question. Select again pen tool with path selection then click on “SET SHAPE STROKE TYPE” and choose Dashed Line Stroke. You can Configure you Dashed Line by clicking “MORE OPTION”. I set my Dash 4 and Gap between two Dashes 2 for this Design.

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Wow ! finally you have done to make Dashed Line Effect in Photoshop because your result is below .

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Monday, April 4, 2016
Tilde Key Fun with Illustrator

Tilde Key Fun with Illustrator


Tilde Key Fun with Illustrator


This is a tiny trick for Illustrator lover. You can create some pretty interesting shapes with tilde key from your keyboard. 


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These are what I've done with tilde key and Illustrator's drawing tools.  


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So, This is your turn. Take a new document as usual. Set Stroke color and Fill none. Here I've chosen black for my Stroke color. 


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Note : You just need your creativity to make some more interesting shapes there in Tilde Fun. Another things is that Stroke value is important to make shape dark and light. Any question feel free to ask me. Best of luck. 

Edited by Bijutoha
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