The Blob Brush lets you paint vector shapes – it’s a fun and easy tool to master in Illustrator

If you hate the pen tool but want a different and easy way to create shapes in Illustrator why not try the Blob Brush? This tool lets you paint real vector shapes with paintbrush like strokes.

In this video you will learn how to use the Blob Brush – how to select a color, how to add to existing strokes and how to edit shapes you have painted using the Smooth tool, Pencil tool and Eraser.

The blob brush is fun and extremely useful as you will see when you click to play the video: