Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Curvature tool, part of Illustrator CC 2014 New Features.
- One of my favorite new updates inside of…the latest version of Adobe Illustrator CC…has got to be this little tool called the curvature tool.…You'll find it over here in your tools panel,…and you can see right here it says curvature tool,…and you can access that with the keyboard shortcut…end parentheses as well.…What I'm going to do is create a brand new document…just to show you exactly how this works.…It doesn't matter how big or how small your document…is, just go ahead and select something.…I'll select something like the web preset…and hit OK.…It's just going to give me a nice bit canvas…to work with.…What we're going to do is we're going to select…the curvature tool.…
Basically what the curvature tool is is a way…for you to create curves a little bit more easily…inside of Illustrator without having to worry…about the intricacies of the pen tool.…So what we're going to do here is we're just going…to click to create a point, just the same way…you would with a pen tool.…However, this is a little bit different because…
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 10/06/2014. What changed?
A: We added a new chapter covering the October 2014 changes to Illustrator CC, which includes the new Curvature and Join tools, auto-sizing text, and Design Libraries.