You might think a Pattern Brush would be the obvious choice for a beaded necklace, but a Scatter Brush is even better. In this screencast, learn the difference between the two, and see how to create a festive set of Mardi Gras beads.
Cheryl Graham trained as a traditional artist in drawing and painting. These days she spends more time in front of the computer than the easel. She's been using Adobe Illustrator for over 15 years. Her Illustrator work has been featured in the "The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book" and "Real World Illustrator."