Linocut Effect I woodcut illustrations in Adobe Illustrator

Linocut Effect I woodcut illustrations in Adobe Illustrator

Linocut is a technique similar to woodcut illustrations and is also known as a lino print. We will make this effect in Adobe Illustrator with the help of the Pen Tool and Blend Tool

So let’s get started with Linocut Effect I woodcut illustrations in Adobe Illustrator tutorial.

Launch Adobe Illustrator and create a new document. Now follow the below steps:

Step 1

Select the Pen Tool and turn off the Fill color. Now we will draw two sides (outline) of the shape in which we want to make the Linocut Effect.

Linocut Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Make sure that the two sides of the shape are two different paths not joined together.

Step 2

Now select both the paths and press Alt + Ctrl + B to make a Blend.

Object > Blend > Make

Linocut Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 3

With the help of the Selection Tool, double click on the right-hand side path to enable the Isolation Mode.

Linocut Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Now select the right-hand side path and drag it towards the left side to join the paths.

Linocut Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Linocut Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Again double click on the artboard to disable Isolation Mode.

Step 4

Select the blend created and double-click on the Blend Tool in the Tool Panel to open the Blend Options dialogue box.

In the Blend Options dialogue box, put a checkmark on Preview and then increase the Specified Steps.

Linocut Effect in Adobe Illustrator

After increasing the Specified Steps, click OK.

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Step 5

Now you can make changes in your Linocut Effect by increasing its Stroke Weight and changing its Width Profile.

Linocut-Effect-woodcut-illustrations-in-Adobe-Illustrator

So this is how you can create Linocut Effect I woodcut illustrations in Adobe Illustrator with any shape.

Practice this tutorial and share your views in the comment section. Also, share this tutorial with others.

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