I am trying to set up a representation rule to depict areas of vegetation with a cloud-shaped polygon or line. There doesn't seem to be a geometric effect that covers this. Please could you point me in the right direction.
Mapping Center Answer:
Okay, so I had to think about this for a bit, but there is a way to do this. Using representations, what you want to do is add an effect to your polygon rule. The effect is for a Marker and you want to set it so it is either Along the line (for constant-size puffs on the edges), or Variable size. I enclosed a picture of what I tried. I was using a solid tree-top marker. If you make the fill color the same as the marker color (maybe even a gradient--buffer style) you can get a pretty decent effect.
The way I got the tree top symbol was to convert a point layer's symbols to representations and then I saved the marker from that to my personal style as a representation marker. The font that has the treetops is ESRI US Forestry 2.
It looks like I can only attach one image, so here's what the constant size option looked like.
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