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you don't need to use pen tool to create curls rather create the curls with the circle and delete the quater and make sure your stroke cap is set to Round Here's a quick tutorial on this: After creating your logo you can Expend your object and can use pathfinder to merge all shape in to one shape and then you can also apply some artistic effects from ...


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To fix your particular situation, I would simply save and import your .ai pages into your indesign document. (File -» Import). Make sure you check "Import options" to select all the artboards. That will keep your text and visuals crisp and vectorised. For the future, the generally desirable workflow is to use inDesign for all your text treatment and ...


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You could construct it via an arrangement of circles. Start with a circle that is for example 10 mm in diameter Copy it and position the second circle's center on the edge of the first one Copy the first circle again and move it -2.5 mm vertically and 4.33 mm horizontally Copy the third circle and move it -8.66 mm horizontally Arrange the remaining 3 ...


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Fit in Window: Ctrl / Cmd + 0 (that's a zero).


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The Inner Glow Way Select Object Go to Effect > Stylize > Inner Glow Choose black color and adjust the opacity and blur to your liking (make sure to change color mode to normal! default is screen) Rasterize the the object (Edit > Rasterize) Image Trace the object to create shadow levels (adjust number of colors) Tinker with it. Here is an example: ...


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@Aziz answer is great, if you are using an older version of AI that does not allow multiple strokes and you need vector paths, this may help. If you need the artwork to be vector paths (say you want to cut vinyl graphics on a plotter for example) you can try this method. Obviously this way is little more labour intensive and less customisable, so only ...


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The round tool in the effects menu called Round Corners is broken (and has been forever). Either use the live corners feature (CC and newer) or the round any corner script described by @Joonas in a comment. But here's a perfect opportunity to bring in mathematical thinking. You can do this on your own. See the round has to occur at the point where of 2 ...


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You can probably get it done, not with gradients but with blends. Try making a big hexagon with the green color, a smaller one with the background color and blending. Duplicate and scale for the center. This is my own 1-minute attempt:


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The easiest way to see white artwork in Illustrator is by opening the View Menu and selecting Show Transparency Grid. This gives your white artwork something to contrast with. You can adjust the color of the grid by going to File -> Document Setup.


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Which version of Adobe Illustrator are you using? Try this and see if it works for you. Create a rectangle with a gradient e.g. like this: (Remember, the first swatch in the gradient should have the same value as the last one.) Now create a circle with a two-color radial gradient. With the circle selected go to Object=Expand... Select these options: ...


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Colliderscribe is a great option. Another method of doing it is through the "transform each" feature. Make several copies of the object you want to create a background of. Select them all. Select Object>Transform>Transform Each Type a number of pixels to move the objects horizontally and vertically Type a percentage to scale the objects Tick the "random" ...


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I think multiple strokes is a great way to achieve this effect, but there is another method that may or may not be better, depending on your specific needs. Start with your outer path, no stroke, fill with the color you want for the outermost stroke. Go to Object > Path > Offset Path... and enter how much smaller you want to make the inner path. Then ...


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If you are using Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 or 2015 not sure about CS6 Then You can user Free transform (prespective distort) to move both corner at the same time. Just click and drag the anchor point. Here's the Example:-


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Illustrator can import files as Linked Objects. Rather than embedding the raster image in the illustrator file (eg. by copy/pasting it in), a Linked object points to another file within your file system. This separate file can be edited and updated independently of Illustrator. To import a linked file: In Illustrator, select File > Place and select the ...


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You could redraw it and use Stroke. It would make drawing and aligning the lines a bit easier. This will not work for all situations, but for this specific one... maybe... Use thin font as a guide to draw the N I used Bariol - Thin. Draw the orange line on top of it with the Pen tool After this you can get rid of the original N. Now you can ...


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There is a plugin called ColliderScribe of Astute Graphics which is the direct answer of your question. Its a paid plugin but you can download its trial version which is for 14-15 days and use it. you can use the Space Fill Feature to achieve your goal. You can google for its functionality and tutorial. There are lots of tutorial on this.


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Create object and shrinked object of the same object. Blend specified steps. That will create a blend. Draw a Circle. Select blend object and circle. Go to object, blend and replace spine.


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I am guessing you are trying to achieve the result below??! To achieve this, you only need the blend tool. First start with the two objects (your starting point and your end point). Position them so they are overlapping. Select both objects and select Object > Blend > Make. Now create an empty circle from the rotation point, with a black stroke. make ...


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I would only recomend a file format that supports transparency. This would reduce the list to PNG and PSD. Export your file as RGB, use the sRGB color profile. Export 2 versions, one with the color profile embeded and one without color profile. Regarding the size, will depend on how it will be used. If it is for something like superimpose it on a video, ...


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This has been my process for doing branding / logo work for the last 5 years of freelancing... Initial Ideas - screen res jpegs / gifs Slide 1 • Mood board of where I have got my inspiration, this can also be photographs of sketches on paper (I generally do this if I think the client will like it, some do and some don't, you should get a feel for the client ...


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I hope I'm understanding your question correctly. Here's a video of what I would do. https://www.dropbox.com/sc/quc1bgda0x8mh72/AABuk811PlV7OX3DItcXwFuxa Create a shape that simulates material drooping over the ball using the pen tool: Click on the top edge of the blanket shape and pull a handle out horizontally to the right click on a point halfway up ...


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3D shapes can be created in Illustrator. The glossy finish would be possible but much harder. To create the 3D shapes: Draw each part of the graph in 2D from a 'top down' perspective. Select each object individually and use Effect > 3D > Extrude and Bevel. From here, tweak the depth of the extrusion to set each bar to correct height. It's might ...


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Ok, while its true that things like this would be easier to do with a 3d app. The demo certainly is. Do this: Draw 2 concentric circles and cut them up into concentric sectors. Maybe offset a bit. Enable the perspective grid (maybe choose the 3 point defaults from view menu), select bottom plane and enable the perspective selection tool. Drag around. ...


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To me it looks like this was just one shape, then flipped upside down and backwards. Like this: If you combine that with Rishab's technique, I suspect you'll be able to mimic this style.


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One can slice the graphic along its length and then make each subsequent section topmost. This allows the sections to overlap. For a shape like this maybe 4 sections is enough but if you want more self overlaps then do 10. same effect can be achieved with a pattern brush that is also comprised of sections: Image 1: Brush sliced up. You may want to expand ...


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So I originally thought this isn't possible but then geometry for the win! A hexagon can be created from 6 triangles. Create a triangle shape and give it a linear gradient Copy the triangle and past in front of the original triangle. Rotate the new triangle by 60 degrees. Position new triangle. Repeat step 2 but now rotate the new triangle by -60 degrees. ...


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I believe the tool that would suit you best for this effect is a scatter brush. You can learn more about the scatter brush here: http://abduzeedo.com/illustrator-quick-tips-2-scatter-brushes


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You might get some mileage out of the Width Tool, Shift+W. With this, you can set the width of a stroke manually instead of being dependent on a width profile.


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Take the accepted answer: How to convert every pixel of raster picture to square objects in Illustrator? to create a mosaic of your image; Double click to enter the resulting group; Select one of the tiles and apply Effect > Convert to Shape > Ellipse... to it. Play with the settings to achieve a circle that is smaller than the original tile. I advise ...


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Press and hold Alt while using the Shape Builder tool.



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