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Chapter 5. PEN AND BEZIERS > Drawing Lines

Drawing Lines

Different types of anchor points create different line shapes. Straight lines are formed by creating plain corner points

To create straight lines:

1.
Click the Pen tool in the Toolbox .

Figure 5.2. Click the Pen tool in the Toolbox to create lines.


2.
Position the cursor where the path should start. A small X appears next to the Pen which indicates that you are starting the path .

Figure 5.3. The start icon for the Pen tool.


3.
Click. A plain corner point appears as a colored square .

Figure 5.4. Click with the Pen tool to create a corner point, shown as a small square.


4.
Position the cursor for the next point and click. This creates another plain corner point with a straight line that connects the first point to the second.

Tip

Hold the Shift key to constrain the straight lines to 45-degree angles.

5.
Continue clicking until you have created all the straight-line sides of the object .

Figure 5.5. Straight lines extend between the plain corner points.



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