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Glossy Eyes in Illustrator

Now its time to have some Vector Based Tutorials. I’ve uploaded some Vector Based tutorial in Coreldraw section, but this time I’m going to make some Tutorials in Adobe Illustrator. Hopefully you will like to learn these. In this tutorial I’m going to make Glossy Eyes, so there will be a lot of things to learn for Beginners or Experts.

1. Lets start with a new file of any size. Pick Ellipse tool  and draw a circle. Now pick Gradient Tool  and click on the circle. It will display Linear Gradient from White to black. Open Gradient Panel by pressing Ctrl+F9. Give the following settings: (dark green (#206d0f) and light green (#e0f802))

Circle will look like this:

2. Now pick Direct Selection Tool . Drag your mouse around any node, it will show Shape Handles around nodes, by using different nodes make the Circle like shown below:

3. Create another Ellipse in the middle of the previous shape and give it Solid black color:

4. Pick Pen Tool , or press P, make the shape like shown below and fill it with White color:

5. Now duplicate your last created shape (press Ctrl+C to copy then Ctrl+V to paste it). From the top Property panel, reduce the opacity to 40% and then flip this shape and reduce the size, like shown below:

6. Now create another shape like shown below and give it white color:

7. This time we are creating another shape, it will give Glossy look:

8. Reduce the opacity to 40% and see the result:

9. Now by using Pen tool, create the follow two shapes and reduce the opacity to 40%:

10. Create another Ellipse and give it #fef5ee color and move this circle behind every layer. By using Shift + } key:

11. I’ve download a Cartoon from NET and Placed these two eyes on it.

About Wijdan Rohail

A professional Web/Graphic Designer, working as Freelancer since 2000. Designing is my passion, blogging is my hobby.

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