Kimberly Larson

Learn to use the Pen Tool

Web Link Published 3/5/15 Last updated on 4/15/19

When I teach Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to students they seem to have a difficult time learning how to use the Pen Tool. A few month back I saw a post on social media about a web game that someone came up with to teach / learn to use the pen tool. I quickly introduced it to my students and they loved it. Even today, I catch students playing the game. If you have you really should check it out!


  • Photoshop

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Jill McKay

Posted on 11/27/17 3:18:01 AM Permalink

​I just learned about this at the CAEA Art conference last week and I've already got my students using it. They love it.

Tarek Bahaa El Deen

Posted on 9/2/16 10:10:27 PM Permalink

very good idea to learn pen tool on line

I'll encourage my student to use it

steven zeichner

Posted on 11/4/15 5:06:21 PM Permalink

It is often difficult for students to listen to an explanation of Pen Tool use and then try to apply what they hear to the work space. This game is a great tool to transition from lesson to project.

Tyler Dockery

Posted on 5/11/15 6:37:51 PM Permalink

Resources like this are always fantastic!

Lynne Risk

Posted on 4/1/15 9:07:17 PM Permalink

Great resource! Thanks for sharing! :)

Dhanaraj Keezhara

Posted on 3/28/15 7:57:28 AM Permalink

Thank you a good resource about pen tool..

Nick Paigo

Posted on 3/5/15 5:44:21 AM Permalink