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How to make Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator?


Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial you will learn to create Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator. We will make Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal Icons in today’s tutorial.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator


Let’s begin with the tutorial. Launch Adobe Illustrator and create a new document.

Step 1

Select Rectangle Tool from the Tool Panel and create a background. Fill the background with white color.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Now select the Ellipse Tool from the Tool Panel and draw 3 circles of size 150 X150 pt.

Colors filled in the circles are –
1st Circle: Fill – #fbb040 & Stroke - #3c2415 Stroke Size- 4pt
2nd Circle: Fill – # 939598 & Stroke - # 414042 Stroke Size- 4pt
3rd Circle: Fill – # 8b5e3c & Stroke - # 3c2415 Stroke Size- 4pt

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Step 2

Select all the 3 circles and click on Object in the Menu Bar. Place the cursor on Path and click on Offset Path.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

In the Offset Path dialogue box, set the Offset to -7pt. check the Preview and then click OK.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Now select the inner circles created by Offset Path and reduce the Stroke size from 4pt to 2pt.

Also change the color of the strokes-
1st inner circle: Stroke - # fbd640
2nd inner circle: Stroke - # d1d3d4
3rd inner circle: Stroke - # a97c50

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Step 3

Select the Star Tool and draw a Star of size 163.556 X 155.551 pt. Fill the Star shape will color code #fbb040 & Stroke - #3c2415. The size of the stroke is 2 pt. Place the Star above the 1st circle.

Now draw a Triangle, with the help of Polygon Tool, of size 163.717 X 125.363 pt. The color filled in Triangle is # 939598 & Stroke - # 414042. Stroke size is 2pt. Select the Triangle and place it above the 2nd circle.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Now select the Star shape and press and hold Shift key to select the Triangle shape and the Inner circle of the 3rd circle.

Open the Offset Path dialogue box and set the Offset to -5 pt. Check the Preview and click OK.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Step 4

Select the Inner Star Shape and the Inner Circle of the Gold Medal and fill then with the Gradient. Double click on the Gradient Tool to open the Gradient Panel. Fill the Gradient Slider with the color codes # fbb040, #f9ed32 and # fbb040. Set the Angle of the Gradient to -30o.

The Stroke color is #fbd640.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Now select the Inner Triangle shape and the Inner Circle of the Silver Medal. Fill them with the Gradient. In the Gradient Panel, fill the Gradient Slider with the color codes #e6e7e8, #bcbec0 and #6d6e71. The Stroke color is # d1d3d4. Set the Angle of the Gradient to -30o.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Step 5

Select the Inner most Circle of the Bronze Medal. Open the Gradient Panel and fill the Gradient Slider with the color codes # c49a6c, # a97c50 and # 754c29. The Stroke color will be #754c29.
Set the Angle of the Gradient to -30o.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Now select the Pen Tool and draw the shapes as shown in the below image and fill them with the color code # c49a6c.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Step 6

The circles have been transformed into Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal but we will add some more to them. Select the Pen Tool and draw the Ribbon shape as shown in the below image.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Now select the Type Tool and type 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Place the text at the center of the all the three Medal Icons.

Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator

By following the above steps you can make Medal Icons in Adobe Illustrator.

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