Combining the Pencil with a drawing tablet


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Combining the Pencil with a drawing tablet

Alright, now if the pencil tool works well with the mouse, it works splendidly with a drawing tablet. So what we're going to do in this movie, is take a this pencil sketch, that I cleaned up inside of Photoshop, and then placed into Illustrator and I'm going to turn it into this final drawing here, which I created entirely using the pencil tool. I didn't draw anything with the pen tool as I normally would. So I'll go ahead and switch back to my template file right here. And I'll double click on this layer that I've created in advanced, called Sketch.

And I'll go ahead and turn on the template check box, and click OK, and that way we've got ourselves a tracing template. Next thing I want to do is switch to the drawing layer. So you need an independent layer, that's not locked in order to draw. And then, I'll go ahead and select the Pencil Tool, as I normally would here inside the tool box. And now notice that I could draw some paths using my mouse, and actually ...

Combining the Pencil with a drawing tablet
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Combining the Pencil with a drawing tablet provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Draw Better and Faster with Illustrator CC

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Design
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Illustrator
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