Then, you can select the two parts separately by clicking them
This shows that the shape has two separate paths now. Then, you can change the colors if you want. Note how the original line that we drew was quite rugged, but Illustrator polished the line and the final product looks quite professional. "Eraser Tool" isn't only used for getting rid of mistakes. It can also be used to create more complicated shapes.
You can use all of these tools to create dynamic shapes quickly, rather than just in the traditional way. The cut-out shape will have the closed path, as the stroke went around the edge of the shape. "Knife" is similar to "Eraser Tool", but you have more freedom and close the paths automatically.
This concludes our tutorial showing you how to use "Eraser Tool", "Scissors Tool", and "Knife" in Adobe Illustrator CS6 in Windows 7. If you have any questions or comments regarding this video or the program used, then just add them to the comment section below. Thank you for choosing VisiHow!
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