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How to4.6 Draw freeform lines and shapes


As you will have realised from the previous activity, freehand drawing tools need some practice to master them.

DrawPlus freeform drawing tools have helpful features like the Smoothness command and the Smart
segment button
(below) that make stylised graphics easier to achieve. The program's Help menu gives full information about these tools.

lines tools

One of the very useful uses of freeform drawing tools is to trace around an imported photo or scanned drawing to create drawn elements for your animation. In the tutorial you'll learn about:

Pushpin How to draw a freehand outline - tutorial

video Format line and fill properties : demo : training

video Lines - extra! : demo : training

video Freeform drawing : demo : training

video Serif Video Tutorial : Pen and Pencil Drawing

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