Drawing with the Pencil tool


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Drawing with the Pencil tool

Practice makes perfect when using the Pen tool but don't forget there are plenty of other tools inside of Illustrator as well. Let's focus on the Pencil tool. Once again we'll start with just a blank document here. I'm going to go to just the welcome screen here and choose to create a brand-new print document, one artboard. A nice clean canvas to use right here. And I'll move over to my my Tools panel here and choose the Pencil tool. Now the reason why I like to talk about the Pen tool and the Pencil tool in context is because they're actually exact polar opposites of each other. Remember, what was the key take away that we spoke about when we were using the Pen tool? The Pen tool plots anchor points and the paths are drawn automatically in between them based on where you position those anchor points and based on the types of anchor points you create, be they corner anchor points or smooth or combination points. However, with the Pencil tool you do the exact op...

Drawing with the Pencil tool
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Drawing with the Pencil tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
Software:
Illustrator
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