All Files Deforming a Drawing Using the Perspective Tool T-SBADV-005-012D When drawing on vector layers, the Perspective tool enables you to deform a drawing selection and alter its perspective. NOTE To learn more about the Perspective tool options, see Perspective Tool Properties. How to deform a drawing In the Tools toolbar, select the Perspective tool. In the Stage view, select the drawing you want to deform. Click and drag the different anchor points to deform the shape.