Learn how to create fine lines and intricate details using Adobe Illustrator with our guide. From selecting the right brush to working with layers, our tutorial covers all the essential techniques and tips for creating fine lines and intricate details that add depth and dimension to your illustrations.
1 Click on the Line Segment tool. Set the stroke weight to 1 pixel. Create a line any length.
2 With the Rotate tool rotate the line slightly. Before letting go of the mouse button, press the Alt key.
3 You lines should appear similar as given below.
4 Press Ctrl+D and continue doing so until you get something as below.
5 Using the Direct Selection tool, choose all the lines. Press Ctrl+H to see the form better. Navigate to Warp (W).
6 Choose Fisheye. Select a Bend percentage to 63%. Under Distortion set Horizontal to 90% and Vertical to 2%.
7 Choose Expand Appearance. To see everything, press Ctrl+H again.
8 Set Pucker & Bloat to 34%. Rotate 90 degrees.
9 This is what we have done so far.
10 Choose some of the strands and change their colour.
11 Choose Roughen and set Size 5%, Relative, Detail 3, Points Corner.