6 Creating an Illustration with the Drawing Tools

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Understand paths and anchor points.

  • Draw curved and straight lines with the Pen tool.

  • Edit curved and straight lines.

  • Add and delete anchor points.

  • Draw with the Curvature tool.

  • Delete and add anchor points.

  • Convert between smooth points and corner points.

  • Create dashed lines and add arrowheads.

  • Draw and edit with the Pencil tool.

  • Work with the Join tool.


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