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4. Creative Drawing

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In the previous chapter, we discussed technical drawing. On the other side of the spectrum is creative drawing, where the focus is on the appearance of the path. In creative drawing, you couldn’t care less about anchor points and control handles. The importance here is color, composition, texture, and feel.

Unfortunately, many people get caught up in the technical drawing aspect of Illustrator. After experiencing frustration in the attempt to grasp the concept of the underlying vector graphics structure, they never realize there’s an entirely different side of Illustrator—a side that not only can be fun to use but that can ...

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