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How to Create Speech Balloon Illustration (Illustrator)

How to create a balloon speech illustration

In this section you wi ll learn how to create the speech balloon illustration.

A speech balloon illustration is often used for vector images.There are various types of speech balloons. In this section you will see how to create simple oval, cloud-shaped, and square balloons.

It is very simple to create speech balloons. Once you learn how to create an oval balloon, you already know how to create other shaped ones. We start by creating the basic oval shaped balloon.

Step01 Draw Oval Speech Balloon

First you start creating an oval speech balloon.Draw an oval using the oval tool.

Step02 Create the triangle part

Next, you will create the triangle part.

Draw a triangle using the polygon tool.Select the triangle with the select tool and drag right the part shown on the image above.

Now you have a vertically long triangle. This will be applied to the balloon. You will rotate it, apply it to the oval, and the speech balloon will be completed.

Step03 Rotate the triangle

You will rotate the triangle you created in the step02 using the rotate tool.

Select the triangle with the select tool and click the rotate tool. By dragging the mouse, the triangle rotates. Please rotate it to the point shown on the image on the right above.

Step04 Create a speech balloon by unionizing the paths

You will complete the illustration by unionizing the oval you created in Step01 and the triangle you created in Step03.

Drag the triangle you created in Step03 to the oval as shown in the image above. Select the oval with the select tool. Click [Path Finder -> Unionize]

Then the oval and the triangle are unionized. You created a speech balloon path.Now the oval speech balloon illustration is completed.

The Oval Speech Balloon is completed!

You successfully created a simple oval-shaped speech balloon.

How to create a cloud-shaped speech balloon illustration

Next, you will learn how to create a cloud-shaped speech balloon.

You can create it very easily by simply modifying the oval one a little. You create multiple ovals on the oval balloon you created above.

Select everything with the select too. Click Unionize Path Finder.The paths are unionized and you have a cloud-shaped speech balloon illustration.

How to Create a Rectangle Speech Balloon

Lastly, you will see how to create the rectangle speech balloon.

The method is the same as the oval one. Create a corner rounded rectangle using the corner rounded rectangle tool.

Like we did with the oval one, create a triangle using the triangle tool and do as shown on the left above.

Completed!

How to create a balloon speech illustration

The balloon is very simple but you can apply it for various things such as headline, icon, banner, and such.

You can also personalize it by changing colors and shapes of the balloons. Please try it as it’s simple and easy.

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