Why do paintbrush loops get thicker at the top in Illustrator?


Question

When I do swirls in Illustrator with the paintbrush tool I often get this result (see image).

Loops get cut off in illustrator

The loops doesn't get perfectly rounded, instead sometimes some of them gets thicker at the top of the loop... It tends to happen more if I paint small with low brush sizes. Why is this happening?

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12/18/2014 4:00:00 PM

Ok, so i found a solution to this. Edit the "5 pt round brush" (by double clicking it), change "Size" to something low like 0,5 pt. Save the new brush and edit stroke size to 2 pt. This solved the problem for me, hope it helps someone else :)

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10/19/2014 2:28:00 PM

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