How to Draw a Teardrop in Illustrator

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While drawing on paper with a pencil or pen gives artists the freedom to easily create images, digital software gives users the ability to create realistic pictures with uncanny preciseness. The Adobe Creative Suites package consists of several programs that allow you to apply a variety of effects and techniques to create lifelike pictures. If you want to draw a teardrop in Illustrator, close all other programs on your computer so that the software provides for maximum computer processing.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Adobe Illustrator

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Open the Illustrator program and navigate your mouse to the File menu in the top-left corner of the software. Select a new project with the desired dimensions to create this teardrop image.

  2. 2

    Select the ellipse tool and create a circle somewhere on the digital canvas to create the basic guideline for your teardrop. Make sure this shape is to your liking, as you will be pulling the top of this basic oval-shaped image to create the tear.

  3. 3

    Select the Convert Anchor Point Tool and drag the middle of the top of the oval you just created for the teardrop. Pull this part of the oval until you are satisfied with the tear-like shape of this object.

  4. 4

    Select the Convert Anchor Point Tool and drag the middle of the top of the oval you just created for the teardrop. Pull this part of the oval until you are satisfied with the tear-like shape of this object.

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