The Sets pane holds all the strokes for your sketchy edge style. The strokes you place here are the ones that become part of your .style file. To add strokes to your style, first make sure the Sets pane reflects your desired sets and number of strokes per set. Then you begin filling and editing the Sets pane with strokes by using a few different commands. The following sections walk you through the details.
Style Builder includes a library of sample strokes, but the whole idea behind creating your own sketchy edge style is that you can use strokes that you’ve drawn yourself. To use your hand-drawn strokes in Style Builder, you can import strokes from a folder of stroke images, from an existing .style file, or from a strokes template. Tip: The most common source (and the easiest to create) is a strokes template. Follow these steps to import strokes into Style Builder:
To draw strokes for a sketchy edge style, you create individual files of each stroke. Although you can save these files in a folder and import the folder, copying your strokes into a template and then importing the template into Style Builder is easier — and the more common method. To draw your own strokes based on a template, here’s an overview of what you need to do:
Style Builder works with .style files. Here’s a quick look at how Style Builder enables you to work with these files: