Top 5 Shortcuts
Learn these essential shortcuts and streamline your creative process
The Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, and Ctrl+X (PC) or Cmd+C, Cmd+V and Cmd+X (Mac) commands are copy, paste and cut, respectively. They’re handy when you need to feature repeating shapes in your art. The Eye dropper is a handy tool that replaces your brush’s foreground colour with whatever hue you click. You can easily access it while using the Brush tool by holding down Alt. If you’re moving around several objects, holding Ctrl or Cmd while using the Selection tool will make the selected area movable. When working on two sides of a selected area, press Ctrl+Alt+Shift (PC) or Cmd+Alt+Shift (Mac) to invert it, to include everything but your previously highlighted space. If you make a mistake, press Ctrl+Z (PC) or Cmd+Z (Mac) to take you back an action. Soon, you’ll be searching your mind for the Undo button while drawing in a sketchbook, talking to friends online and staring at sky-high bar bills.