The Math Behind Bezier Curves

 

When moving points and control handles around in Illustrator I’m not thinking about the math and numbers the computer is crunching to create the curve I want. I’m just thinking about what kind of curve I want. But this video is a great breakdown of how things happen. It’s not really going to help you have better curves – there’s plenty of other places for that – but knowing how your tools work is a sign of a good craftsmen.

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