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Lesson 9. Basic Pen Tool Techniques > Editing anchor points

Editing anchor points

One of the advantages of drawing with the pen tool is that it’s easy to go back and alter the paths you draw. You’ve already learned how to move anchor points, segments, and direction lines. In this section, you’ll see how easy it is to add new anchor points to an existing path, delete anchor points, and convert different anchor points from one type to another.

Adding and subtracting anchor points

You can add points to a path to increase the number of segments in the path, and you can subtract unneeded or unwanted points from a path.


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