Adobe Illustrator cursor is a pencil beside a circle with line through, how to remove that?

Due to this sign on the screen, many drawing tools are not performing their functions. Even after restarting Illustrator this sign doesn’t disappear.
What should I do to get rid of this sign?


The little “Don’t” symbol (circle with a line through it) means you can’t perform whatever it is you are trying to perform.

In the case of drawing tools such as the Pencil tool, it means you can’t draw where you are trying to draw. Most likely because the active Layer in the Layer Panel is locked or hidden

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