Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the improved Curvature tool, part of Illustrator: 2015 Creative Cloud Updates.
- In addition to be able to control its rubberbanding…inside of Illustrator, the curvature tool also has…a couple of new features associated with it.…One of which is the ability to join…two paths together.…So what I'm going to do here is zoom in on…these two paths in the upper left hand corner.…And once we're zoomed in, I'm gonna grab the curvature tool.…And what I'm going to do first…is just click on one of these anchor points.…You'll notice when I click on the anchor point,…that it allows me to continue the path…as it thinks it should, by using the curvature tool,…and I can connect these two anchor points…together just by clicking.…
That's going to continue with that path,…and then it also looks for the next open segment…and allows me to complete the shape…by clicking here, which is pretty cool.…Now let's zoom back out,…by pressing command or control zero.…Let's take a look at the big circle here.…Previously the curvature tool,…when you were trying to connect…an open end of a path,…you were locked into going from one direction to the other,…
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Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 12/01/2015. What changed?
A: We added 5 movies covering the fall 2015 updates to Illustrator CC, including Creative Cloud Libraries enhancements, dynamic controls, and enhanced Smart Guides.
Q: This course was updated on 06/21/2016. What changed?
A: We added one new chapter to cover the June 2016 updates to Illustrator CC, including artboard and asset export, Live Shapes, Adobe Stock, and access to mobile projects.