Convert Corners and Curves with the Illustrator Pen Tool


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Converting corners and curves

As you continue to work in Illustrator with the Pen tool, you're inevitably going to make some mistakes, and that's okay, because Illustrator comes equipped with lots of tools to help you remedy those mistakes. In this movie, I'll be walking through how to use one of these tools, to help you convert anchor points from curves to corners, and corners to curves. Let's take look at exactly what I'm talking about here. I have several paths out on my screen already, and I'm going to focus on this one down here in the bottom right corner. I'm also going to go over and click and hold on my Pen tool, and switch to the Convert Anchor Point tool.

As I said before, I'm going to converting corners into curves, and curves into corners. In this case, let say that I wanted the top of this vase to be a curve, as opposed to this little straight corner that I've created here. With the Convert Anchor Point tool selected, I can actually click right on this anchor point, an...

Converting corners and curves
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Converting corners and curves provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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