• In Style Builder’s Preview pane, the default model preview shows off your styles as you add strokes to each set in the Sets pane. This aspect of previewing happens automatically, with no extra effort on your part. However, Style Builder also includes a few extra tools and features that enable to change your preview:

  • After you draw your strokes, Style Builder enables you to create your own sketchy edge style in three basic steps:

  • How is a sketchy edge style born? Compared to stars emerging from a nebula or a baby mammal barely able to open its eyes, the style-building process is pretty quick and easy. Your sketchy edges may even look out of this world or too cute for words.

  • Style Builder has one primary job: enabling you create sketchy edge styles from your own images. Style Builder’s laser-like focus on this one task means that its interface is pretty simple. When you open Style Builder, you see four main areas of the interface. The callouts in the following figure identify each area as it appears on your current operating system: