LearnHow to Create a Thick to Thin Line in Adobe Illustrator – Treehouse Quick Tips

Ever sketch something in pencil and want to transform it to digital art with lines of varying thickness? In this Treehouse Quick Tip, teacher Mat Helme will show you how to create a thick to thin line character illustration in Adobe Illustrator. This technique is just one of many techniques used when illustrating.

To learn more techniques like this one and to master Illustrator, be sure to check out Mat’s course, Illustrator Foundations on Treehouse!

4 Responses to “How to Create a Thick to Thin Line in Adobe Illustrator – Treehouse Quick Tips”

  1. Mayra Andrade on May 5, 2016 at 2:22 pm said:


    Thank you for this Video!
    I recently started laser cutting for fun and I love it! I’m having trouble making my fonts thick enough to be laser cut. I’ve tried increasing the stroke but that doesn’t seem to help much. Would this method help with my problem?

    • Faye Bridge on May 9, 2016 at 6:05 am said:

      Hi Mayra! As this is an older post, I’d recommend sharing your question the Treehouse Community where both teachers and students are always happy to help. 🙂

  2. Awesome!

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