[Emanuel Cohen]"...is there a way to manage and choose brush types for this effect? "
Sorry, no. But you CAN use a workaround... as long as you want it to look like a square brush and not a round one.
Make a SQUARE solid as big as your stroke width. Copy the Mask Path for the stroke into the solid's position property. Adjust the newly-created position keyframes to match the stroke's timing. Then apply the Orient Along path command to the solid. I think it's under the Layer Menu. Adjust the solid's rotation to get it oriented properly.
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