Simple drawing with the Pen tool


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Simple drawing with the Pen tool

So until now we have been using shapes such as rectangles and ovals and ellipses those are great, but when it comes time to using Illustrator for the graphics that you want to create that may not always cut it. So Illustrator has a tool called the Pen tool and the Pen tool is basically the defining vector graphics creations tool. As we will soon see the Pen tool itself allows you to pot anchor points and create the path that we have been learning about until now. From an Adobe Product prospective, the Pen tool is not only found inside of Illustrator it is also found inside of applications like Photoshop, InDesign and Flash. So the great thing about the Pen tool is that when you learn it in one of those applications it really works the same way in all the other applications.

Now admittedly the Pen tool can be a little bit difficult to learn how to use. So in this particular movie we are going to focus on creating very simple shapes using the Pen tool. I'm working in this file calle...

Simple drawing with the Pen tool
Video duration: 7m 28s 8h 21m Beginner

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Simple drawing with the Pen 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
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Illustrator
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