I am trying to recreate the rings from the following image into a vector graphic. I have made several attempts using various shapes and the pen tool with no luck. Any help on which steps I could take would be greatly appreciated!

Here is the image in question (on pinterest):

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  • You simply draw one ellipse.
  • Duplicate it.
  • Draw a rectangle for the sides.
  • Then use the Shape Builder Tool to combine specific pieces (Holding the Option/Alt key down with the Shape Builder Tool will remove parts.)
  • Then add color.

Ring Creation Animation

  • Holy cats! Remind me again why we haven't renamed the site Scott and Alan Stack Exchange? Dec 26, 2014 at 15:51
  • Scott your original anim was better
    – joojaa
    Dec 26, 2014 at 18:35

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