Learning Paths

Make 3D Spheres in 5 Easy Steps on Illustrator

1) Select the Ellipses Tool on the tool bar or press L

 

 

2) Click onto the canvas.  On the popup window write a uniform size for height & width (e.g. 100 x 100 px) and click OK.

Make 3D Spheres in 5 Easy Steps on Illustrator

 

3) On the tool bar, select the Direct Selection Tool or press A

 

4) Click onto the left point on the edge of the circle and delete it

 

5) Now go Effect > 3D > Revolve and then press OK on the popup window

 

Make 3D Spheres in 5 Easy Steps on Illustrator

 

Voilá! You now have yourself a 3D sphere:

Make 3D Spheres in 5 Easy Steps on Illustrator

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