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The iconic tool that defines Adobe Illustrator is the bezier tool. Using it appropriately and effectively means using only one anchor point per curve or line segment (smallest amount of anchor points possible. Besides that, there are many benefits: Smaller files of all types (including exports for web/print) Less anchor points makes the design easier to ...


Generally, if you have too many points in a model you risk getting oscillations on the path since you have a hard time putting the points into the exact location where you need it. So having more points than strictly necessary is sometimes a source of error. Second the location of the anchor points matter for humans, So humans tend to want to have minima ...


If you intend do modify the path it is much easier with adequate number of anchorpoints.

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