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  • Create vector graphics which are mathematical shapes – not pixels.
  • A path is one or more straight or curved line segments.
  • An object or shape is created with paths, which are also called lines.


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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:09
  • Rectangle Tool 0:16
    • Rectangle
    • Rounded Rectangle
  • Ellipse Tool 4:10
    • Ellipse Tool
  • Polygon Tool 4:58
    • Introduction to Polygon
    • Polygon Menu
    • Changing The Sides Of Polygon While Dragging
    • Draw Inside Mode
  • Star Tool 7:56
    • Default Star
    • Different Star Options
  • Flare Tool 10:30
    • Introduction to The Flare Tool
    • Flare Tool Options
  • Shape Builder Tool 11:54
    • Shape Builder Tool
  • Line Segment Tool 13:14
    • Line Segment Tool
  • Arc Tool 14:00
    • Arc Tool
  • Spiral Tool 14:38
    • Spiral Tool
  • Polar Grid Tool 15:53
    • Polar Grid Tool & Options
  • Rectangular Grid Tool 17:45
    • Rectangular Grid Tool Overview
    • Rectangular Grid Tool Options
  • Practice Assignment 19:20