By Andrei Stefan

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!

The Width Tool

Creating organic lines can be a tricky process, or at least it was until Adobe introduced the Width Tool in CS5.

Now, if you’ve never used the tool before, I recommend you check out this short video since it will show you all you need to know in order to get started.

A Bit More Detail

Learn more about Adobe Illustrator on Envato Tuts+:

  • Advantages of Using the Clipping Mask Over the Pathfinder Panel
  • How to Scale Icons Correctly in Adobe Illustrator
  • Understanding Adobe Illustrator’s Grid System

60 Seconds?!

This is part of a series of quick video tutorials on Envato Tuts+ in which we introduce a range of subjects, all in 60 seconds—just enough to whet your appetite. Let us know in the comments what you thought of this video and what else you’d like to see explained in 60 seconds!

Read more here:: Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Use the Width Tool