How to Easily Curve Lines (Paths) in Illustrator Tutorial by {Sew Heidi}

How to Easily Curve Lines (Paths) in Illustrator

It can be very frustrating to sketch fashion flats in Illustrator with the Pen Tool.

And if you’ve ever said “I just don’t know what weird thing it’s going to do next” when you’re sketching, you’re not alone.

In this step by step video tutorial, we’ll explore Illustrator’s Reshape Tool and how you can use to more intuitively create curved paths on your fashion flat sketch instead of fighting with handles and anchor points.

We’ll learn how to:

  • Set your file up correctly with layers to trace an image (0:40)
  • Visualize where to drop anchor points around the outline of your fashion sketch (0:46)
  • Use the Reshape Tool to curve paths (1:36)


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