I've just started to use Illustrator. Maybe someone can help me and explain how to make this symbol.

I had trouble when trying to remove the segments of the object. I tried the knife and scissors tools, but they didn't work

Circular arrow

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    Hi Никита Цмыг, Welcome GD.SE! Can you tell us what you have tried and where you're getting stuck?
    – AndrewH
    Commented Oct 15, 2018 at 19:19
  • AndrewH, I need to remove segments of the object, I tried tools knife and scissors, but does not work. Commented Oct 15, 2018 at 19:34

1 Answer 1

  • Make a dashed stroke in a 3/4 of an arc of a circle

dashed stroke

  • Copy/paste in front: Cmd + F Mac or Ctrl + F Win and uncheck the dashed stroke
  • Menu Object > Path > Add anchor points
  • Select the last bottom three points with the Direct Selection Tool and delete them


  • Using the Polygon Tool Polygon Tool, click on the document to create a 3 side polygon
  • Rotate it 180º, fill it black, no stroke and place it at the left side of the arc
  • Get the Direct Selection Tool and round the corners using the Round Corners Widget

Round corners

  • Select all and group Cmd + G Mac or Ctrl + G Win



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