Drawing with the Pencil Tool


Using the Pencil tool, you can draw vector pencil lines which can be easily tweaked and reshaped as needed.


Marie-Eve Chartrand
Christopher Diaz

NOTE: To learn more about the Pencil tool options, see Pencil Tool Properties.
NOTE: You can press Shift + Alt as you draw to draw straight lines.
NOTE: Pencil lines are central vector lines. Sometimes, two pencil lines may look connected because they brush each other, but if their centerline is not connected, they will be considered an open shape. To make sure the end of your stroke connects to the beginning of your stroke, hold the Alt key when you start or finish drawing a pencil line.