FAQ: How do you create cool shapes in Illustrator?

How do you create a unique shape in Illustrator?

Follow these steps to create your own unique shape using the Shape Builder tool:

  1. Create multiple overlapping shapes.
  2. Select the shapes you want to combine.
  3. Select the Shape Builder tool, and then click and drag across the selected shapes. …
  4. Create another shape that overlaps your new combined shape.

How do you create a shape in Illustrator?

To see other shape tools, press and hold the Rectangle tool in the Tools panel on the left to display the Shape menu. Then select the Polygon Tool. Starting roughly in the center of this dotted triangle, click and drag to create a shape. The shapes you create with this tool are drawn from the center.

How do I change shapes and routes?

Hold down Option+Shift (Mac OS) or Alt+Shift (Windows) and drag down the entire shape to cut it in two, in a completely straight line. Release the mouse button and then the keys.

What is the rarest shape?

  • 1 heptagram.
  • 2 triquetas.
  • Lakshmi 3 stars.
  • 4 Lemniscate.
  • 5 Vesica Pisces.
  • 6 Reuleaux triangle.
  • 7 Enneagram.
  • 8 Nonagon.

What are the six basic shape tools?

There are six basic shape tools: Ellipse, Polygon, Star, Spiral, Rectangle, and Rounded Rectangle.

How do I make curved shapes in Illustrator?

Click and drag with the Pen Tool to create a curved path. Drag the direction line closer to the anchor point to flatten the curve; drag further from the anchor point to increase the curve, as shown in Figure 5-4. When you are satisfied with the curve, release the mouse button. Adding curve to curve.

How do you create a geometry design?

make shapes

The use of shapes to create new forms is a staple of geometric design. Create patterns with shapes that form a different shape, like in this geometric heart design. Triangles are usually a good option for this type of design. Red is used to make the design more eye-catching.

How do you create a geometric pattern?

To get started, create a geometric icon from a shape below the path.

  1. Draw a straight line on the shape with the Pen Tool clicking to add points.
  2. Add a point to the route by clicking on the route.
  3. Using the Direct Selection Tool, drag the point you added to the center of the shape.


What tool allows you to cut objects and paths?

The Scissors tool splits a path, graphics frame, or empty text frame at an anchor point or along a segment. Click and hold the Eraser tool ( ) to view and choose the Scissors tool ( ). Click on the path where you want to split it. When you split the route, two endpoints are created.

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