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Illustrator CC Pen Tool

by Laura Coyle

The Pen tool is an essential tool in vector drawing. This course will teach you the basics of the Pen tool as well as more complex techniques, such as creating well-constructed curves and decorative drawing. Software required: Adobe Illustrator CC.

What you'll learn

Knowing your way around the Pen tool is a vital skill for vector drawing in Illustrator CC. In Illustrator CC Pen Tool, you will learn how to use the Pen tool with ease. You'll learn how to sketch with the tool as well as about libraries and outputs. Next, you'll move onto more intermediary lessons: drawing great curves and decorative drawing. Finally, you'll discover how you can add last details to finalize your sketch. By the end of this course, you'll be able to use the Pen Tool in Illustrator CC like a pro. Software required: Adobe Illustrator CC.

About the author

Laura Coyle creates distinctive art with wide appeal. Her clients include major brands like Target,, Disney and publications including Better Homes and Gardens and The Wall Street Journal.

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