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How to Create the Letter S in the Shape of a Slinky Toy

posted by: Iaroslav Lazunov, in Illustrator Tutorials / Text Effect/ Comments: 3
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In this tutorial we will create letter S in the shape of a slinky toy. For these purposes we will be using the Blend Tool and simple circles. So let's get started!

Step 1

Create a new document. We have to work in RGB color mode.

First, create a background. Take the Rectangle Tool (M) and create a rectangle filled with black color.

Step 2

Now let's create a path that looks like letter S. Take the Ellipse Tool (L) and create a circle with no fill and with a stroke of white color.

Now go to Object > Transform > Move ... and set the vertical offset value, which is equal to the diameter of the circle, then click on the Copy button in the dialog box.

Step 3

With the Direct Selection Tool (A) select point A of the upper circle, and then press the Delete key.

Do the same actions with the point B of the lower circle.

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Total comments: 2
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1 Rms Rahman   (2012 Dec 23 02:04)
Awesome! Excellent tutorial. cry

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2 jaroslav   (2012 Dec 23 02:13)
I'm glad you like it smile

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