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Simple and Basic Technique to Make Glossy Eyes in Illustrator

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 in Illustrator, 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 Ellipse Tool and draw a circle. Now pick Gradient Tool 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))

Gradient Panel in Illustrator

Circle will look like this:

Tutorial

2. Now pick Direct Selection Tool 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:

Tutorials

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

Tutorial

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

Glossy Eyes in Illustrator

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:

Glossy Eyes in Illustrator

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

Glossy Eyes in Illustrator

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

Glossy Eyes in Illustrator

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

Glossy Eyes in Illustrator

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

Glossy Eyes in Illustrator

10. Create another Ellipse and give it #fef5ee color and move this circle behind every layer. By using Shift + } key, here is the Final Result of our Glossy Eyes in Illustrator:

Glossy Eyes in Illustrator

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

Glossy Eyes in Illustrator

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