Adobe Illustrator Tutorial using Shapes
In this easy to follow Illustrator Tutorial using Shapes, we will be going through step by step to build our character and practice using ellipses, pen, and the scissor tool. We will be adding flat color using the Live Paint feature, halftone fill effects, and offset paths to complete our easy cartoon character.
Building using Shapes
Shapes are a great way of building your characters especially as you gain experience with blend, warp, shape builder, and pathfinder to create unique shapes.
We will be cutting our shapes by using the scissor tool to control our strokes and where are cartoon brushes will be added.
We will be applying basic patterns from the pattern menu to our character above the flat color layer.