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In order for your Wacom Bamboo tablet to be able to draw pressure sensitive lines, you need to create a new pressurized brush in adobe illustrator. Here is how you do it:

  1. Open brush window.

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  1. Select new brush.

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  1. Select ‘Calligraphic Brush.’

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  1. Choose it’s attributes.

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We only need to set it’s ‘Size’ parameters.

Give it a name and choose some attributes. Click OK.

Then try drawing with your stylus on your bamboo pad.

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Voila! Pressure.

To make the line more pronounced increase the size of the stroke

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