How To Draw Straight Lines In Illustrator Cs6


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Drawing straight lines

When using the Pen tool inside of Illustrator, you have the ability to draw both curved and straight lines. In this movie, I'll walk you through creating basic shapes with straight lines using the Pen tool. I'm going to create a new document by pressing Control+N or Command+N on my keyboard. Once that pops up, I'll just go ahead and commit to the defaults, and get my new document. Then I'll switch to the Pen tool by pressing the letter P on my keyboard. Once I've got the Pen tool, I'm now able to start making paths. In order to start drawing with the Pen tool, you have to click.

Clicking once set your first anchor point. When you make another click, the Pen tool automatically draws a straight line between those two points. When I make another click, it continues to draw that straight line. Let me draw a completely closed path here to show you exactly how this works. I'll click right here to create another anchor point. Then I'll bring my cursor up the origi...

Drawing straight lines
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Drawing straight lines 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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