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DynamicSketch v2 – What’s New

posted by: Iaroslav Lazunov, in Articles / News/ Comments: 0

DynamicSketch v2 has just been released making sketching a true joy in Adobe Illustrator! Regardless whether you use a mouse, trackpad, Wacom, Surface Pro or any other Mac or Windows device, it will bring a whole new dimension to your creative and illustrative potential. Find our what's new…

In today's article you will learn about the new DynamicSketch functions that will allow you to draw in a more natural manner. The Preview Stroke Widths feature gives you the opportunity to see the width of the sketch path in the process of creation and the Pulled Cursor feature simulates the tip of the brush, the length of which can vary. This allows you to create smooth curves and makes the path less dependent on slight movements of the stylus that are mostly done by error. Moreover, there exist many improvements for the convenience and speed of the drawing process

New features

Preview Stroke Widths (set by default in the DynamicSketch Preferences dialog) now shows a preview of the width of the sketch path as it is being drawn.

Pulled Cursor lets you connect a virtual string of a user-defined length between the cursor and the drawing point, allowing you to draw smoother curves.

The Preferences dialog now includes a Settings Manager for saving and loading settings files.

Automatically Add Stroke preference (set by default) adds a stroke (if necessary) to the current style when drawing a variable width stroke sketch path.

Allow Drawing With Fill preference controls whether the DynamicSketch tool will keep the fill of the current style (similar to the native Pencil tool).


You can now use the 'E' key to toggle the Edit/Continue Path setting for the path being drawn.

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