In this Hindi Video tutorial we will learn how to create #spiral designs in #Illustrator CC.

Draw spiral-

You can draw spirals,swirls and interesting shapes through spiral tool.

  • Select the Spiral tool .

  • Do one of the following:


    • Drag until the spiral is the desired size. Drag the pointer in an arc to rotate the spiral.
    • Click where you want the spiral to begin. In the dialog box, set any of the following options, and click OK. 


    Drawing with the Ellipse Tool (L)

    • Click and drag to draw.
    • Holding down the spacebar allows you to freeze and freely move your shape around while still drawing. This works with all the Line and Shape Tools.
    • After drawing, you can click once to open the dialog box and see what the settings are for what you’ve just drawn. Click OK if you want to copy it, otherwise click Cancel.

    Using Shift draw a perfect circle at spiral’s center point.

    Copy the circle to the other end of spiral using Alt.

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    Create blends

    The Blend tool and Make Blend command let you create blends, which are a series of intermediate objects and colors between two or more selected objects.

    Create a blend with the Blend tool

    Select both circles.Select the Blend tool .

    Create a blend with the Make Blend command.
    Choose Object > Blend > Make.

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    Note: By default, Illustrator calculates the optimum number of steps to create a smooth color transition. To control the number of steps or distance between steps, set blending options.

    Now select Spiral also and choose-Object>Blend>Replace spine.Then you will see a dotted spiral.

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    Select first circle with direct selection tool,select anchor point,convert to corner.Circle will look like a petal.Repeat the step for last circle also.

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    Make some changes to color,stroke of circles.Transform spiral to inward.

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    Then select all by pressing Ctrl+A.Choose Object-path-simplify.Then set curve precision to modify circles to petals .Press OK.

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    Wow!! Your spiral design is ready.Export it as jpeg because next time when you open this design in Illustrator,it will not show you brush strokes.When you select your design with selection tool,it will again seems with brush strokes.

    Click To learn about Spiral basic 

    Click to learn about Blend tool