Smooth points and Bézier curves


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Smooth points and B├ęzier curves

All right, now that we have had a chance to experience spline curves, in which just to sum things up here, a little bit of oversimplification where the spline curve is concerned. When you have two anchor points that are close to each other, then you end up getting something that resembles a corner. So, it's a very quickly curving corner, in any case. And when the points are spread farther apart from each other like so, you end up getting a more fluid curve. Now, I say more fluid because it is difficult to get truly fluid curves out of splines. Whereas when you are working with Bezier curves, which we are about to do here, you can achieve much more predictable results.

That's not to say that Bezier curves are easier. They are actually a little more difficult to come to terms with. But once you grok the Bezier, you are really going to get how to draw inside of Illustrator. So, I'm going to go ahead and undo my most recent changes to this very valiant secondary warrior right h...

Smooth points and Bézier curves
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Smooth points and Bézier curves provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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