Today, you will learn how to make heart shapes in adobe illustrator, follow the below steps to learn the basics of drawing a heart shape in illustrator.
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How to Make a Perfect Heart Shape in Illustrator
First of all, open adobe illustrator and choose your desired document size.
Now go to the left side toolbar and choose the Rectangle Tool.
Click on your artboard once.
A popup box will appear with a heading of “Rectangle“.
Enter the same value in the below box to draw a rectangle.
I am choosing 300 in both fields.
Now go to your left side toolbar and right-click on the rectangle tool.
Choose “Ellipse Tool”.
Now, click on your artboard once.
Enter the same values again.
Now copy and paste the circle to make a duplicate of it.
Go to your top menu bar and go to the View option. Make sure that the Smart Guides option is checked. It will help to place the objects correctly.
Now choose the “Selection Tool” and select a circle.
Now left-click and drag the cursor on the top of the rectangle. Release the left click when a red text “intersect” or “center” will appear.
Now repeat the above step again and then place the circle on the right side of the rectangle.
Now select all the objects and go to the above menu bar.
Go to “Windows” >> click “Pathfinder“. Pathfinder box will appear.
click Unite option.
You can also choose the Shape Builder Tool to unite them. To do this go to your left side toolbar and choose “Shape Builder Tool“. Then, left-click on any object and drag the cursor on all objects.
Our heart shape is ready. Now, we just need to rotate the shape.
Go to your left side toolbar and double click on the “Rotate Tool”.
Rotate box will appear. Enter the value of “45“.
You Have learned to Make a Heart in Illustrator.
Now you can fill the color and adjust the shape according to your desire.