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Illustrator Shapes Tutorial
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Published: May 21, 2008
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This is an Adobe Illustrator Tutorial on How to Make Shapes

I can confirm the usage of versions as early as 9/10. Everything is there, it might look or be labeled slightly different (noted in tutorial). Everything works the same on a mac and a pc only the combination of alt/shift/control/command/apple changes.

Although I go over some very basic principles, this tutorial is meant for people with somewhat of a grasp on the fundamentals of Illustrator. If you are just starting the best tutorial is self taught so keep playing around.

Please note, this tutorial is not a definitive guide on how to make shapes. I'm only providing a foundation to learn that there is more than one way to do anything and it can be done with precision.

Thanks, enjoy the tutorial! n__n

EDIT: Thanks so much ^znow-white for giving me a DD... so fast too...! :hug:

Adobe Illustrator CS3 is copyright to Adobe Systems Inc

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CatfishStu's avatar
Thanx Milkbun
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ngheconn01's avatar
thank you so much
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DubaiBunniesUAE's avatar
Gorgeous work.
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sweetsstore|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for sharing this.
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ujnasera's avatar
Hi, could you please let me know how to do "double spread illustrations" by using illustrator ?
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silentjan|Student Digital Artist
thanks for sharing this with us.
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Isahyun|Student Digital Artist
ty <3
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You deserve a llama
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PixelateSRD|Hobbyist General Artist
I'm so happy I found this!  :happybounce:   I've been trying to do some stuff in illustrator, so this really helps.
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ana182|Professional Photographer
Just starting with Illustrator, very useful thanks! Huggle! 
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capo4designe|Professional Interface Designer
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aru-aizo's avatar
Thank you :)
let's see if I can make something nice with this
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EtherealMatrix|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you. This helped me figure things out in illustrator! <3
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cdgrant's avatar
Thank you for one of the best Illustrator shapes tutorials I've ever read!
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Leshiye-Art|Student Digital Artist
Thank you for this tutorial. Here my work --> fav.me/d7rx81h
I add your credits on description.
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GreySnake|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi, shape-making humans!  I still use this tutorial when throwing together quick images for presentations at my job, and I wanted to add for anyone like me who had trouble with it, as of CS5.5, you have to shift-click a given point to be able to edit the angle of the path attached to it.  That should let you created altered shapes like the strawberry in the second example.
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issique|Professional Filmographer
Thank you so much!!! This is the most helpful thing!!!
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thank you so much for this tutorial, now i will practice for have a much better work
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JEricaM|Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing tutorial!
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Circus-of-Dreams|Professional Digital Artist
Thank you, this tut is wonderful :)!!!
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syedaliraza|Hobbyist Digital Artist
great great. thank you for the tutorial :)
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