Pen Tool in Illustrator : How to make it work. Finally!

Dawid Tuminski, www.dawidtuminski.com

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19 Videos (1h 15m)
    • Join the class and become the master of the Pen Tool in Illustrator

      1:43
    • Pen Tool Course Introduction

      1:44
    • Pen Tool 0 Introduction and Overview

      3:51
    • Pen Tool 1 Add Remove Anchor Points

      4:27
    • Pen Tool 2 Constrain Path Creation

      1:59
    • Pen Tool 3 Smooth Path Creation

      3:19
    • Pen Tool 4 Direction Handles Overview

      3:20
    • Pen Tool 5 Independent Direction Handles

      7:25
    • Pen Tool 6 What we've learnt so far

      4:18
    • Pen Tool 7 Smart Guides And Grid

      4:40
    • Pen Tool 8 Creating a Heart

      4:04
    • Pen Tool 9 Add Anchor Points For Greater Control

      4:25
    • Pen Tool 10 Convert Anchor Points

      3:35
    • Pen Tool 11 Convert Anchor Points with the Control Panel

      2:30
    • Pen Tool 12 Arc Tool Overview

      3:07
    • Pen Tool 13 Creating a Heart Without the Pen Tool

      4:49
    • Pen Tool 14 Meet he Pencil Tool

      5:23
    • Pen Tool 15 Design Challenge

      9:39
    • Pen Tool :Ending

      0:21

About This Class

Thank you for a very technical and thorough breakdown of the pen tool and its related features. A must watch for anyone who wants to become efficient at Illustrator.

I'd highly recommend this class to anyone having trouble with the pen tool. Dawid's explanations are thorough, clear and fun! A very excellent class!

Have you ever grabbed the pen tool, clicked and clicked but couldn’t understand what this tool is really about?

Have you ever thought ”Why isn’t this working?”

And aren’t you tired of all those tutorials that just tell you that if you click like this you’ll get this and if you click like that you will get something else?

With this class you have the opportunity to finally learn the Pen tool the right way.

So if you’re:

  • just starting out and want to set yourself on the right track to professional graphic design,
  • or you’ve been around for a while, but got finally fed up with the pen tool, ‘cause you’ve found it too difficult to learn,
  • or you are really into creating your custom, beautiful typefaces,

you’ve found the right course for you.

Because in here you will find only the practical skills required to use the Pen Tool professionally and effortlessly.

But you will get more than that: say goodbye to all your frustrations and disappointment you can often get when watching tutorials that get you nowhere.

This is an in-depth course that will make you use the pen tool and its siblings with a smile, not because you feel you have to.

So hop onboard and join the happy community of students who have already experienced my teaching method: simple, straight to the point and with a smile.

See you inside!

Dawid

PS If you like the class, please submit your review and class project.  It will help other students, just like you interested in topic I teach, in finding my classes. Thanks!

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Great class, I really enjoyed it!! Thank you!
This was a well-planned, step-by-step guide to the pen tool. I've only been using Illustrator for a couple weeks, and really want to master the pen tool before it becomes too big and scary to me. David did an excellent job of walking me through the possibilities and variations of work you can do with the tool. Thanks for this!

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