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How to draw Easter eggs in Adobe Illustrator?

To create simple Easter Eggs in Adobe Illustrator follow the steps below and watch the video tutorial.

Easter Eggs Adobe Illustrator

Step1.

DRAW AN EGG

Create the new file. Use the Ellipse Tool and draw the circle. Choose the colour you like (colour used in tutorial #90be6d).

drawing Easter Eggs tutorial

By using the Direct Selection Tool select the top of the circle:

draw the easter eggs in adobe illustrator

And stretch a bit the top part of the circle by pulling the top of the circle up. We’ve got an egg shape!

egg shape in adobe illustrator

Step2.

ADD SHADOWS TO THE EGG

In the layers panel, duplicate the egg path twice.

easter eggs vector image

Move duplicate paths aside and put one on another. Select the duplicate paths by using the Selection Tool:

easter eggs

Go to Properties panel on the right side of the screen and click on –>Pathfinder—>Click to Exclude option.

Easter eggs adobe illustrator

By using the Direct Selection Tool remove the top part of the new shape. Go to Properties panel. Change the colour to black and reduce the opacity to 20%.

Fit the new shape on the egg path:

egg shape adobe illustrator

By using the Ellipse tool draw the flat ellipse on the bottom of the egg shape path:

draw an egg shape in adobe illustrator

Go to Properties panel on the right side of the screen and reduce the opacity of the new shape to 20%.

Right-click on the new shape and go to Arrange and select Send to Back, to move the shape under the egg.

easter egg

Select the egg and shadow by Selection Tool. Go to Edit on the top of the page and select first copy and then paste. Copy the selected shapes twice and put them in line.

eggs in adobe illustrator
draw the eggs

Step3.

DECORATE EASTER EGGS

STRIPES

Duplicate the egg path and move aside:

draw an easter egg

By using Ellipse Tool draw three flat ellipses on the new egg path. Choose any colour you like (used colour in the tutorial: #f9c74f):

decorating easter eggs in adobe illustrator

Select all the new paths and click in the Properties panel on the right side of the screen—>Pathfinder—>Click to Exclude.

decorating an easter egg in adobe illustrator

By using the Direct Selection Tool remove unwanted parts of the new shape.

egg decoration

And fit the new shape to the first egg then right-click on the shadow path and go to Arrange–>Bring to Front. The first egg is done!

easter egg stripes

DOTS

Change the colour of the second egg (colour used in the tutorial: #f0716f):

dotted easter egg

Use the Ellipse Tool and draw small circles all over the second egg (colour used in the tutorial: #fdfcgc) then right-click on the shadow path and go to Arrange–>Bring to Front. The second egg is done!

STARS

Change a colour of the third egg (colour used in the tutorial #00afb9):

stars egg decoration

Duplicate the third egg path:

easter eggs

Move the duplicate path aside. Use the Star Tool and draw the stars all over the new egg path:

star tool adobe illustrator

Go to Properties panel–>Pathfinder—>and click on Click to Minus Front.

star tool

Change again the colour of the third egg (colour used in tutorial #fdfcdc) and fit the new shape to the egg then right-click on the shadow path and go to Arrange–>Bring to Front. Done!

easter eggs in adobe illustrator

Watch also the video tutorial: