STEP #1: DOWNLOAD OUR (UPDATED) 200+ ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR BRUSHES + RESOURCES. Many of you are coming over from YouTube looking to download our (updated) 200+ Adobe Illustrator Brushes and Tutorial Resources to Follow Along on the Website or YouTube. You can download our Brush Libraries to Follow Along to the Tutorials or use them with your Own Vector Artwork in Adobe Illustrator. 

STEP #2: GETTING STARTED + INSTALLING BRUSHES. Our Resource Folders will come to you as a Zipped Folder. Extract the Brushes and Tutorial Resource Folders. Follow Along to our Brushes 101 and Resource Guide on Teachable to go through how to Download, Save, Apply and Edit your Brushes in Adobe Illustrator.

STEP #3: FOLLOW ALONG ON YOUTUBE OR WEBSITE. I have included the Anchor Point and Tablet Friendly Guides (as a Free Bonus) with our 200+ Adobe Illustrator Brushes for our 100 Beginner Adobe Illustrator Tutorials Playlist on YouTube. Our Beginner Playlists will cover the Basics of the Adobe Illustrator Tools, Editing Options, Applying Brushes, and How to Color using Live Paint. 

(Updated) Adobe Illustrator Cartoon Brushes specifically designed for Cartoonists and Illustrators who are looking to speed up their workflows. Use Cartoon Illustrator Brushes with the Pen, Pencil or Paint Brush Tools to Apply different Line Variation to your Vector Artwork. Includes 70+ Cartoon Brushes (libraries include the Updated Cartoon, Cartoon 2, and Original Cartoon Brush Libraries).

Includes Hand Painted + Comic Strip Sets to get a lived in feel back into your Vector Art. Comic Strips and Hand Painted are painted based on some of my favorite artists and cartoonists. These brushes are designed to look ready for the Sunday Paper. Includes 100+ Brushes (libraries include the Updated Comic Strip, Hand-Painted, Paintbrush, and Fine Liner Brush Libraries).

Jittery Hand, Caffeinated Cartoonist + Rough Ink to Mimic Paper Bleed and Caffeine. Designed to be a little less stiff with your vector art. Use these Brush Libraries to get more of a distressed look or ink bleed back in your own Vector Artwork with heavy ink and a little more wobble. Includes 50+ Brushes (libraries include the updated Caffeinated Cartoonist, Rough Ink, and Jittery Hand Brush Libraries).

Download our Tutorial Resource Folder. I have included Anchor Point and Tablet Friendly Guides (as a Free Bonus) with our 200 Adobe Illustrator Brushes to Follow Along with the 50 Step by Steps on the Webpage or 100 Beginner Tutorials Playlist on YouTube.

Download + Extract Folder. The Tutorial Resources will be in a separate folder than your (updated) 200 Illustrator Brushes. Download the same way and Extract All. I do recommend remembering the location of the folder so you can get back to it during the Tutorials or Challenges.

Follow Along on YouTube or the Website. There are 2 locations for the same content. You can follow along on the website with our 50 Step by Steps or on YouTube to our 100 Beginner Tutorials Playlist. Many of you are watching on YouTube or the YouTube App. The Playlists will focus on the Building Tools, Editing Options, and Basic Coloring Techniques in Adobe Illustrator. Playlists and Webpages are arranged from easiest to more challenging.

Brushes 101 + Challenges. I do recommend going through our Brushes Resource Guide on Teachable to learn how to apply and edit the Adobe Illustrator Brushes advancing to your own artwork.

Getting Started Bonus: Our Adobe Illustrator Resource Bundle of 200 Brushes and 400 Textures is included in our Active Learning Curriculum on Teachable. You can add on our 100 Full-Length Learning Modules to your 200+ Illustrator Brushes or ignore the bonus to Follow Along on YouTube.

(Updated) Brush Libraries for Adobe Illustrator. Our 200+ Adobe Illustrator Brushes are in Brush Libraries for easy access and to organize the brushes for specific design styles that relate to your line quality. Our (Updated) Brushes Libraries are Pressure Sensitive for you to use along with your Tablet. (A Tablet is Not Required - Use Brushes with your Pen, Pencil or Paint Brush Tools). You can use our Updated Brushes the same way as shown our 50 Step by Step Tutorials using a 2-Step Method with the Pen and Pencil Tools.

Applying Brushes: Brushes are extremely easy to use. Simply align the End with the desired thickness or taper. I do recommend going through our Getting Started Guide and Challenges to Download, Save, and Apply your Brushes in a Step by Step Format. We will go through Applying, Editing, and the Coloring Process in Adobe Illustrator on Teachable.

Versions CC, CS6, & CS4. Our Brush Libraries are compatible with most versions of Adobe Illustrator.

(Updated) Pressure Libraries. Use Pressure Brushes with your Paint Brush Tool and your Tablet. I recommend going through the Tablet Quick Start Guide before adding on Pressure.

SAVING BRUSH LIBRARIES

QUICK USE (NO INSTALL) + SAVING TO USER DEFINED

Open Brush Libraries through Other Library Option: Under Window - Select Brushes. In the Brushes Panel Menu, scroll down to Open Brush Library. Click/Hover on it and Select - Other Library. A Normal Open Dialogue Box will Appear and you can Click and Use any of the Brushes Libraries. I recommend 1 Brush Library for a Design to keep the Line Work Consistent. Libraries will have different line qualities to match with the desired design style.

Saving Brush Libraries to User Defined: Open All of the Brushes Libraries in Adobe Illustrator. (File - Open) Under Window - Have your Brushes Panel Open. Click on Each Illustrator Document and Open the Brushes Menu in the Brushes Panel. (Upper Right Hand Corner) Click on Save Brush Library. Default Location = User Defined. Repeat for Each Library. ) I recommend Saving the (Updated) Brush Libraries to User Defined.