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

Dawid Tuminski, www.dawidtuminski.com

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

      1:43
    • 2. Pen Tool Course Introduction

      1:44
    • 3. Pen Tool 0 Introduction and Overview

      3:51
    • 4. Pen Tool 1 Add Remove Anchor Points

      4:27
    • 5. Pen Tool 2 Constrain Path Creation

      1:59
    • 6. Pen Tool 3 Smooth Path Creation

      3:19
    • 7. Pen Tool 4 Direction Handles Overview

      3:20
    • 8. Pen Tool 5 Independent Direction Handles

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

      4:18
    • 10. Pen Tool 7 Smart Guides And Grid

      4:40
    • 11. Pen Tool 8 Creating a Heart

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

      4:25
    • 13. Pen Tool 10 Convert Anchor Points

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

      2:30
    • 15. Pen Tool 12 Arc Tool Overview

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

      4:49
    • 17. Pen Tool 14 Meet he Pencil Tool

      5:23
    • 18. Pen Tool 15 Design Challenge

      9:39
    • 19. Pen Tool :Ending

      0:21

Project Description

Recreating words with the Pen Tool

So for the design challenge I thought we could recreate, of course using the pen tool, a word or a letter of your choosing.

It can be any word you want, well maybe except the controversial ones, or any letter you want.

You can google image it and then trace it or you can get your favorite font, write the word or the letter, turn it into outlines and outline it with the pen tool.

Of course I will enter the challenge as well and show you how I would trace a letter with the Pen Tool and I will be the first one to share it with you in the discussion board. I of course encourage you to do the same!

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