It's at the left side of the screen. The pencil is different to the pen tool where you can draw more organically. In another video, we show you how to use the pen tool and why the pen tool is better for drawing lines and geometric shapes.
This will bring up a settings window. You will be able to edit pencil settings. You can see that "Fidelity" and "Smoothness" are set quite low. This means that it is easier for Illustrator to follow your shape more accurately.
You will see that it is more difficult for Illustrator to follow your shape when "Fidelity" is increased. If you want to make sure your drawing looks more organic, make sure "Fidelity" and "Smoothness" are low before you click "OK" in the "Pencil Tool Options".
At the top of the screen, you can see and alter different settings in the horizontal menu
The settings include stroke and fill colors, line thickness, line style, and line opacity. These options are worth experimenting with as you can get quite interesting calligraphic effects, for example. Adjust the options according to your preferences by clicking the drop-down menus.
When checked, it basically means that when you are drawing a line, the option will manipulate other lines within the radius of the number of pixels that you specify in "Within".. The default setting is 12 pixels; however, this can be changed by clicking and dragging the scroller to the right or left.
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