Illustrator Week 1, Day 3: Lines, Shapes and the Eraser


To learn and demonstrate an understanding of the use of the Line, Eraser and Shape tools in Illustrator.

Student-Friendly Learning Target: 

I can create and modify lines and basic shapes using the line, shape and eraser tools in Illustrator.

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Topics Discussed:

  • Line Tool
  • Eraser Tool
  • Shape Tool
  • Using modifier keys to access additional options and save time

Demonstrate the usage of the shape tools on the upper right artboard by drawing a Rectangle, a Perfect Square, a Rounded Rectangle, an Ellipse, a Perfect Circle, a Triangle, a Pentagon, a Hexagon, a Line and a Star. Then demonstrate the use of the Eraser tool by erasing a small part of each shape. Save your work and we will continue using this document on Monday.

Assigned: January 11th, 2019

Due Date: January 14th, 2019