Using the Smooth tool


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Using the Smooth tool

In the previous movie, we saw how we can use the Reshape tool inside of Illustrator to turn straight lines into beautiful curves. However, sometimes we struggle with getting our curves to look nice and clean. In this movie, we are going to talk about another tool inside of Illustrator called the Smooth tool. And this allows us to kind of paint over paths and have those paths become smooth curves as we do so. So let's see how that works. So I am going to kind of zoom in on Mister Zee over here, on the back part of this curve that we try to create before that really doesn't look that smooth.

So zoom in just a little bit more over here and kind of center it on my screen. I am going to select the path, underneath the Pencil tool. Right over here I see and we are going to find the Smooth tool. The Smooth tool basically works just like the Pencil tool, meaning you click and drag with it, but as you click and drag over a path, Illustrator is now going to go ahead and smooth that out. Now it&...

Using the Smooth tool
Video duration: 3m 35s 4h 39m Intermediate

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Using the Smooth tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Drawing without the Pen Tool

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Design
Software:
Illustrator
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