Everything Creating Rectangles, Circles and Lines with the Shape Drawing Tools T-HFND-004-006A You can use the Line, Rectangle, or Ellipse tool to draw shape without having to trace them. You can also draw perfect circles and squares. Author Christina Halstead2D Animator and Character Designershadowbrushcreations.com How to draw with the rectangle or ellipse tool Select a drawing from the Drawing Thumbnails panel. In the Tools toolbar, select the Rectangle or Ellipse tool. To automatically fill the shape, in the Tool Properties view, enable the Auto Fill option. In the DrawingCamera view, click and hold where you want one of the corners of your shape to be, then move the mouse cursor where you want the opposing corner of the shape to be. To draw a perfect square or circle (with equal width and height), hold the Shift key. To draw the rectangle or ellipse from its centre instead of its corner, hold the Alt key. TIP You can use the Contour Editor tool to tweak the shape of your line—see About the Contour Editor Tool.