Drawing complex shapes in Illustrator


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Drawing complex shapes in Illustrator

Hi there, welcome back to creative quick tips. In this weeks episode, I'm going to to be showing you how to get a little more creative with the shape builder tool inside of Adobe Illustrator, and we're going to be drawing this shape right here. And believe it or not, we're not going to to have to use any special tools to do it. No pencils no pens. Just regular old shapes, and then we're going to to use the shape builder tool to recreate the rest of it. So, I'm going to create a new document with Cmd or Ctrl + N, does not matter how big or small your document is. And then what you're going to do is just draw a circle, somewhere out on the canvas like so I'll just center mine up, so that you can see it there.

And so once you have that initial circle drawn, that's basically the form factor of your symbol that you're going to to draw, and so what we're going to do is grab another symbol I'm going to to start right here at the top anchor point. And I'll hole d...

Drawing complex shapes in Illustrator
Video duration: 3m 14s 7h 1m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 09, 2015

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Drawing complex shapes in Illustrator provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Creative Quick Tips

Subjects:
Design Web
Software:
Illustrator InDesign Photoshop
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