by Caleb Goellner

How to Illustrate Naturally in Illustrator Using DynamicSketch

Creating vector images allows for some of the smoothest shapes possible, but wrangling programs like Illustrator can take some getting used to when you're attuned to more conventional drawing. Here, graphic artist Dacosta! shows how you can get a more out of Adobe's premiere vector application and create hi-res images at the speed of an illustration experience you're already comfortable with.

Using a Cintiq 22 to demonstrate a plug-in developed by Astute Graphics called DynamicSketch, Dacosta! proves that just because he's drawing robots, doesn't mean his lines have to behave overly mechanically. See how DynamicSketch allows Illustrator users to repeat brush strokes, edit and trim shapes, form instant circles, and join shapes below: 

For more Astute Graphics tips, check out our VectorScribe tutorial.