Once you’ve covered the fundamentals of this powerful drawing tool, practice your Pen tool skills by creating new artwork.

What you learned: Practice with the Pen tool to create artwork

Using your basic Pen tool knowledge, you’ll create a series of shapes similar to those found in final artwork in the practice file. You’ll practice creating a path with straight segments, as well as a path that has a series of straight and curved segments.

Constraining straight lines

When creating straight lines with the Pen tool, by clicking and releasing with the Pen tool selected to make corner points, press the Shift key to constrain the position of the anchor to 45 degrees.

 

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09/24/2018

Presenter: Brian Wood

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