A little known trick in Illustrator is the ability to copy path segments with the Direct Selection Tool (as opposed to actual anchor points). I’ll show you how to draw fashion flats or a tech sketch with edges that line up perfectly.
You will learn:
How to Copy parts of a path or a path segment in AI (as opposed to the whole path or individual anchor points) (00:33)
How to reconnect to a path using Illustrator’s Pen Tool (00:49)
The downfall of sketching with this technique (01:16)