New realistic ink simulation effects can be added to your strokes in Illustrator. Including, feathering, bleed, splatters and end-tapering. Use them with our Texturino paper texture pack.
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Easy to access, realistic Ballpoint Pen, Brush Pen, Calligraphic Pen and Marker. Tweak all settings to suit your style and save your favourites as presets.
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Sketch with full control over pen tip size, roundness, and angle
Sketch with ability to make upstrokes thinner like a real pen
Factory presets simulate ballpoint, brush, calligraphic, and marker pens
Store and recall user-defined pens
Works with mouse, trackpad, XenceLabs, Apple Sidecar, Wacom, Surface Pro and all other input devices
Current pen characteristics are previewed on panel
Stroke previewed in real-time
User-defined pulled cursor "string" length for smoother strokes
Customizable pressure-size and tilt-roundness feedback curves
Live Effect implementation allows for pen or path adjustments post-creation as well as ability to save as Graphic Style
Resultant expanded strokes have optimized point placement
InkFlow v2 simply adds ink simulation. There are 4 new realistic effects that can be added to each stroke:
Feathering (where the ink “feathers” into the paper along the edges)
Bleed (where the start of the stroke blotches due to excess ink)
End-tapering (where the nib leaves the paper slowly at the end of the stroke) - combined control with bleed
Splatters (similar to our new AG Splatter effect, but now taking into account brush width, calligraphic effects, etc.)