7. Drawing with the Pen Tool

Lesson overview

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

  • Draw straight and curved lines with the Pen tool.

  • Edit curved and straight lines.

  • Add and delete anchor points.

  • Convert between smooth points and corner points.


This lesson will take about 60 minutes to complete. To get the lesson files used in this chapter, download them from the web page for this book at www.adobepress.com/IllustratorCIB2020. For more information, see “Accessing the lesson files and Web Edition” in the Getting Started section at the beginning of this book.

In the previous lesson you started working with the basic drawing ...

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