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How to draw a Snowman in Adobe Illustrator?


Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Today we will draw a Snowman in Adobe Illustrator. We will use Ellipse Tool, Pen Tool, Pencil Tool, 3D Revolve Effect and few other tools and effects.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Launch Adobe Illustrator and create a new document.

Now follow the below steps-

Step 1

Select the Ellipse Tool and draw two circles of size 139 pt X 139 pt and 259 pt X 259 pt respectively.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Now we will fill gradient in both the circles. Select the small circle and double click on the Gradient Tool to open the Gradient Panel.

Fill the Gradient Slider with #ffffff and #cbffff. Select the Gradient Type as Radial and the Angle is 44.9o.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Fill the second circle with the same gradient.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Step 2

Now we will draw buttons and eyes for the Snowman. With the help of Ellipse Tool, draw three circles of size 20 pt X 20 pt and two circles of size 15 pt X 15 pt.

Place the three circles in vertical line at the center of the body of the Snowman and the two circles at the place of eyes on the face of the Snowman.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Step 3

Now we will draw the reaming parts to complete the face of the Snowman. Select the Pen Tool and draw a triangle shape as shown in the below image. The shape will be filled with the color #ed1c24.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Now with the help of Ellipse Tool draw eight circles of size 2 pt X 2 pt and group them by pressing Ctrl + G.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Select the group of circles and click on Effect in the Menu Bar. Place the cursor on Wrap and select Arc.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

A dialogue box will appear on the artboard. In that dialogue box, select Horizontal and Bend percentage is -50%.

Check the Preview and click OK.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Step 4

After completing the face, now we will draw the hands of the Snowman. Select the Pen Tool and draw branches like shape. Fill the shape with #3c2415.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Step 5

Again with the help of Pen Tool we will draw a scarf. The scarf is filled with the color #710711.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Step 6

Now select the Rectangle Tool to draw the hat of the Snowman. With the help of Direct Selection Tool we will curve the corners of the rectangle.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Now select the Pencil Tool and draw some random shape on the top of the hat. Fill the shape with #ffffff to give it a look of snow.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Step 7

With the help of Selection Tool and Shift key, select hat, scarf, nose and hands of the Snowman and apply Ocean Ripple Effect.

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

Snowman in Adobe Illustrator

This is how we can draw a Snowman in Adobe Illustrator.

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