Over the years, the Pen tool has become notorious as a tough tool for Illustrator users to learn and master. So over the past couple of versions, Adobe has been offering alternatives to the Pen tool such as the totally rebuilt Pencil tool. Now the Pen tool itself has been enhanced to show a “Rubber Band” Preview of the results as you are drawing with the Pen.

In this tutorial, I will review how the Pen tool works and explore the new Preview feature. You will get to see how it works and how do you turn it off if you don’t want to use it.