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Pen tool


Draw editable shapes in the Viewport.


  • Click to create corner points.
  • Click and drag to create bézier points.

A preview path is displayed as you draw.

A circle will appear over an existing point to indicate when a path will be closed.

Tool settings

See Tool Settings for the context specific options available for this tool.


Cmd/Ctrl + /Clear the selected Path.
S, Escape or ReturnCommit the Path and deselect the Shape.
GCommit a Contour and then begin drawing another.
ShiftSnap to an axis while drawing.
Option/AltCreate a straight line following a bézier point while drawing.
Cmd/CtrlDisable Snapping (if enabled)