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Illustrator How to Draw Heart 2

Illustrator How to Draw Heart 2

In this section we will introduce you how to draw a heart in Illustrator 2.

We already introduced how to draw heart in How to make a simple heart without using any pencil tool (Illustrator), this time we will make more rounded heart.

There are different shaped hearts. This time we will make an orthodox shape which is easy to use.

Step01 Create Rounded Rectangle in Illustrator

Create a capsule shaped rounded rectangle.

Select [Rounded Rectangle Tool], keep pressing the < ↑key> and drag to make a rounded rectangle.

You can adjust the roundness of the rectangle by dragging while pressing the < ↑key>.

Step02 Rotate Copy

Click the midpoint of the capsule shaped object from Step01 using the [Rotate Tool] (Alt + Click). With the settings above, the object gets rotate copied.

The cross we have just created looks far from a heart, but it will transform into one eventually.

Step03 Divide Object

Select all, go to [Pathfinder Panel > Divide] and divide the object into 5.

Step04 Remove Unwanted Objects to Form a Heart

Select and delete the bottom two parts using the [Direct Selection Tool] like the example above.

Now, it looks like a heart. However, they are still 3 separated objects.

Step05 Combine Objects for Heart Illustration

Select all and unionize the 3 objects [Pathfinder > Union].

Now the objects are unionized into one and make a heart. Now rotate it to any angle you like and the task is completed.

Done!

Now we have the heart Illustration. It was easy and we did not need to use Pen Tool. It is fully rounded and cute.

There are different ways to create a heart. Pick a way that suits your purpose.

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