Draw a Summer Ice Cream Seamless Pattern in 10 Easy Steps

Summer is officially here! The best way to fight the summer heat is with a handful of delicious ice cream. While we won’t be learning how to make ice cream, we will be learning how to illustrate it. In this tutorial, we’re going to create a colorful ice cream seamless pattern using simple geometric shapes and handy functions in Adobe Illustrator. Let’s get cool!
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Create a Simple Stopwatch Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

Preview In the following steps, you will learn how to create a simple stopwatch illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, you will learn how to prepare your document and how to set up a simple grid. Next using basic tools and effects along with the Appearance panel and the Pathfinder panel, you will learn how to create the main shapes of the stopwatch. Taking full advantage of the Appearance panel and using several Transform and Warp effects, you will learn how to make the smaller stopwatch components and how to add subtle shading and highlights. Finally, you will learn how to easily recolor your stopwatch.

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