This hindi spoken video tutorial will demonstrate you
1.Introduction of Ellipse tool
2.How to delete/rescale/rotate/duplicate ellipse
3.How to draw perfect circle
4.Toggle on/off bounding box around ellipse
5.Create a Poster to use Rotate tool
7.Repeat shape along circular path at once
8.Make patels through ellipse to use Live Paint bucket
10.Gradient fill to decrease opacity of design
12.Arrange shapes



The Ellipse Tool (L) draws ellipses and circles.

Hold Option while clicking the Rectangle Tool button and you’ll click through your Shape Tool choices.

If you want to draw numerically: You can select any Shape or Line Tool, click anywhere you want on your artboard and its dialog box will open up. Then you can just enter your measurements and click OK. Your specified shape/line will then appear on your artboard.

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.

Modifier Keys with the Ellipse Tool (L)

NOTE: The trick with using any Modifier Key (e.g. Command, Option, etc) is to remember to always release it AFTER you release the Mouse.

Option/Alt lets you draw originating from the center.
Shift lets you draw a perfect circle.
Shift-Option lets you draw perfect circles originating from the center.

Making a shape mathematically duplicate itself along a circle sounds like something illustrator would handle flawlessly.

Follow these easy steps to duplicate a shape along a circle perfectly every time.

1. Create your shape,

2. Create your circle that will define the path for rotation and orient the two so that your shape is seated the way its soon to be clones should be.

3. With your shape selected hit the [ R ] key or select the Rotate Tool from your toolbar.

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4. While holding Option down click on the center of the circle you made.

This will open up a dialog box like the one below. What you want to do here is choose the degrees that your shape should duplicate across and how many instances of your shape will span that circumferencesalt text

This is important. When you are done – hit COPY. (not “OK”) – Hitting copy will create a single copy of your shape.

Then hit CMD-D to duplicate the rest of the way until you have perfectly rotated your shape around a circle in the exact increments you wanted. And if you don’t like the shape or number of shapes. It’s an easy process to replicate until you do.

Live Paint Bucket-

Converting your artwork to Live Paint groups allows you to color them freely, as you would a drawing on canvas or paper. You can stroke each path segment with a different color and fill each enclosed path (note, not just closed paths) with a different color, pattern, or gradient.

Live Paint is an intuitive way to create colored drawings. It lets you use the full range of Illustrator’s vector drawing tools, but treats all the paths you draw as though they are on the same flat surface. That is, none of the paths is behind or in front of any other. Instead, the paths divide the drawing surface up into areas, any of which can be colored, regardless of whether the area is bounded by a single path or by segments of multiple paths. The result is that painting objects is like filling in a coloring book or using watercolors to paint a pencil sketch.


Once you’ve made a Live Paint group, each path remains fully editable. When you move or adjust a path’s shape, the colors that had been previously applied don’t just stay where they were, like they do in natural media paintings or image editing programs. Instead, Illustrator automatically reapplies them to the new regions that are formed by the edited paths.

Live Paint limitations


Fill and paint attributes are attached to faces and edges of a Live Paint group—not to the actual paths that define them, as in other Illustrator objects. Because of this, some features and commands either work differently or are not applicable to paths inside a Live Paint group.


Features and commands that work on an entire Live Paint group, but not on individual faces and edges


  • Transparency
  • Effects
  • Multiple fills and strokes from the Appearance panel
  • Object > Envelope Distort
  • Object > Hide
  • Object > Rasterize
  • Object > Slice > Make
  • Make Opacity Mask (in the Transparency panel menu)
  • Brushes (You can apply brushes to an entire Live Paint group if you add a new stroke to the group using the Appearance panel.)


Features that don’t work on Live Paint groups


  • Gradient meshes
  • Graphs
  • Symbols from the Symbols panel
  • Flares
  • Align Stroke options from the Stroke panel
  • The Magic Wand tool


Object commands that don’t work on Live Paint groups


  • Outline Stroke
  • Expand (You can use the Object > Live Paint > Expand command instead.)
  • Blend
  • Slice
  • Clipping Mask > Make
  • Create Gradient Mesh


Other commands that don’t work on Live Paint groups


  • Pathfinder commands
  • File > Place
  • View > Guides > Make
  • Select > Same >Blending Mode, Fill & Stroke, Opacity, Style, Symbol Instance, or Link Block Series
  • Object > Text Wrap > Make

    Create a Live Paint group


    Select one or more paths, compound paths, or both.

    Do one of the following:


    • Choose Object > Live Paint > Make.
    • Select the Live Paint Bucket tool  and click the selected object.

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