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Adarsh Shandilya

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How to use pen tool in Illustrator

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How to use pen tool in Illustrator

Pen Tool Shortcut (P)

Used to create and edit anchor ^points and paths.

Let’s see how it works!

FOR STRAIGHT LINES

With the Pen tool selected click to create anchor points, each point will create a straight connecting line.

FOR CURVED LINES

Click and drag to create points with bezier handles that will form curved lines.

ADD POINTS

With the pen tool selected hover over an existing path and the cursor will switch to the ADD Anchor Point Tool.

DELETE POINTS

With the pen tool selected hover over an existing point and the cursor will switch to the DELETE Anchor Point Tool.

PRACTICE

Pen tool requires practice to get used to.

You can start by making simple & basic shapes to practice.

HOPE IT WAS HELPFUL

MORE ON ILLUSTRATOR SOON!

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