Click and Hold on the Pencil tool to reveal the Smooth tool. … Draw or scribble a rough path with the pencil (or Paintbrush). Now, with your path still selected, select the Smooth tool, click and drag across your selected path to smooth it out.
How do I smooth lines in Illustrator?
Using the Smooth Tool
- Scribble or draw a rough path with the paintbrush or pencil.
- Keep the path selected and select the smooth tool.
- Click then drag the smooth tool across your selected path.
- Repeat the steps until you get the result you want.
How do you smooth an image in Illustrator?
Select the image, and then hold down the Pen tool icon in the tools palette. Choose the “Delete Anchor Point” tool. Your cursor now shows a pen with a minus sign as you move over the artboard. Click on any points you wish to remove from paths in order to smooth them.
What is a smoothing tool?
a carpenter’s hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; “the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work” cut or remove with or as if with a plane; “The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood” a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood.
Why does my image look pixelated in Illustrator?
The image that you saved is jpg which is a raster based file. Illustrator is a vector program. So if you were to place a jpg within Illustrator it will be blurry because it is a rasterized image (pixelated). Save your image in Photoshop as a .