How To Draw Simple Curves In Illustrator Cs6


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Drawing simple curves

I think one of the most feared things about the Pen tool is drawing curves, but it's not exactly as hard as people make it out to be. In this movie, I'll explore drawing some simple curves inside of Illustrator, and hopefully it'll help ease your mind on using this tool. I'm going to go into the File menu and choose New to create a new blank document, and I'll just commit to the defaults. Once I do that, I'll switch to the Pen tool by pressing the letter P on my keyboard. We've already seen how to draw straight lines. You just click, and click to draw a point. But what if I wanted to make that line a curve? Well let's undo that with Command+Z or Control +Z, and let's see how we can draw a curve.

I'm going to click to set one point, and then I'll click to set a second point, but when I click to set that second point, I'm going to keep my mouse held down, and I'm going to start dragging it one direction or another; either up, down, or sidew...

Drawing simple curves
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Drawing simple 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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