Simple shapes and masks overview

Use simple shapes and masks to quickly add a rectangular or elliptical form to your project. Simple shapes and masks are easily manipulated in the Canvas using onscreen controls that modify height, width, curvature, or roundness. Simple shapes and masks have no editable control points or individual splines.

You can add a simple shape or mask to a project in the following ways:

You can convert simple shapes or masks to complex shapes or masks with editable control points using the Convert to Points command.