If you want to change the size of the “Eraser Tool” in Adobe Illustrator CC, then you are at the right article. The Eraser tool in Adobe Illustrator CC allows you to remove areas of artwork or visual elements with a single click. When you increase the Eraser Tool brush size, you can rapidly erase big areas. In this article, I will tell you how to select the Eraser Tool and use this tool to erase any shape in Adobe Illustrator.
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Change Eraser Size in Adobe Illustrator
This is a quick and easy-to-understand tutorial, I believe you will understand easily.
Launch Adobe Illustrator and select the desired shape that you want to edit.
This tool will only work with the selected object.
Go to your left-side toolbar.
Select the “Eraser Tool”
Eraser Tool Illustrator Shortcut Key
The shortcut key to select “Eraser Tool” in Adobe Illustrator CC is “Shift+E”. When you press “Shift+E” from your keyboard, The “Eraser Tool” will be selected, no matter which tool you have already selected.
The problem is by default the eraser brush size is “10pt”, which is very small and hard to use.
How to Change Eraser Size in Illustrator
If you want to change the eraser size then you can read further.
Method 1: Using Shortcut Keys
The best wand simple way is to use the bracket keys “[ ]” on your keyboard. They can be found near the “Enter” key.
Method 1: Using Dialog Box
Another method is by double-clicking the Eraser Tool in the left Toolbar.
The Eraser Tool Options Dialog box will appear.
As you can see, the default size is “10 pt” in the third row. you can increase or decrease by moving the slider.
You can also reset to the default setting by pressing the Reset button in the left bottom corner.
I hope you learned the method to change the size of the eraser in Adobe Illustrator. Feel free to comment on your suggestions or any other method you know to change the eraser size in illustrator.