Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with Pencil tool fidelity, part of Illustrator: 2014 Creative Cloud Updates.
…One of my favorite new features recently inside of Adobe…Illustrator CC has to be the new revamped pencil tool.…And in this latest version of Illustrator CC the…pencil tool gets even better with added fidelity options.…And that's what we're going to explore in this movie.…So I'm going to make a brand new document here and just hit OK.…If you're not familiar with the changes to…the pencil tool, or if you're just now upgrading…to CC from an older version like CS3…or CS2, the pencil tool has been completely redesigned.…Whereas before, when you had the pencil tool you'd just click and draw out some…sort of nasty looking shape that really…didn't represent what you were trying to do.…
Now when you double-click on the pencil tool,…you have these pencil tool options including fidelity here…at the top, which will allow you to control…exactly how the pencil tool behaves as you draw.…Now if you push it over to the left that's going…to perform much the same way the original pencil tool did.…So for instance, if I hit OK and I…
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.