How to Draw with the Pencil Tool in Adobe Illustrator

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In this Guided Project, you will:
1.5 hours
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

Adobe Illustrator can be a useful tool in creating digital graphics, but it can also be an overwhelming program to learn how to use. In this guided project, learners will walk through a step by step process to gain the basics of using the Pencil tool in Adobe Illustrator. First, learners will prepare to use the pencil tool by learning the general uses and techniques for using the Pencil Tool. Then, learners will walk through the basics of the tool itself and what it can do. Next, learners will begin to edit the segments drawn by the Pencil Tool. Finally, learners will be guided to draw a basic, and then a more advanced design with the Pencil Tool in Adobe Illustrator. Learners will finish this guided project with the skills to draw many hand-drawn designs with the Pencil Tool.

Earn a complimentary subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.
Learners who pass this Adobe Guided Project will receive a 1-month complimentary subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.

Skills you will develop

  • Marketing

  • Vector Graphics

  • Graphic Design

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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