August 29, 2014

Drawing shapes in Illustrator is an important skill for every designer. You can several tools that will help you to create all types of shapes, but it is not that straightforward how to draw symmetrical shapes. In this tutorial I’m going to present two different techniques. One of them is based on the Reflect tool and the other one is focused on using the Transform Live Effect. Both of these techniques will give you the same result, yet there are some differences in the two workflows. Let’s get started!

About the author 

Martin Perhiniak

Martin Perhiniak is a Certified Adobe Design Master and Instructor. He was voted to be one of the top 10 Adobe instructors in the world by student feedback in 2015. In his online courses besides the technical knowledge you need, Martin will also teach you a lot about design principles, compositional techniques and plenty of best practices that he picked up and developed while working as a designer and retoucher on projects such as Pixar’s Cars and Toy Story, BBC’s Dr Who or Mattel’s Team Hot Wheels. He feels it his mission to share his insights of the design industry and its latest trends with beginners and creative professionals around the World.

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