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Adobe® Illustrator® 10 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Exploring on your own

Now that you've used the pen tool to draw precise Bézier curves on the pear, try drawing the pear using the pencil tool to create a hand-drawn look. You can edit lines that you draw using the pencil tool to change their shape, and you can use the smooth tool and erase tool to edit the drawing further.

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Open the L4start.ai file again, and save it as Pear2.ai.
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Select the pencil tool () in the toolbox, and draw the pear in one continuous line without releasing the mouse button. To close the path, hold down Alt (Windows) or Option (Mac OS)—a small circle appears on the pointer—and continue dragging to draw the end of the ...

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