Since it’s asymmetrical, it can be hard to wrap your head around sketching a shoe in AI. In this video tutorial, I’ll show you the exact steps to draw a shoe using lesser known tools and features in Adobe Illustrator.
You will learn:
02:25 How to create round corners using the Live Corners feature (Corner Widget)
05:12 How to break your sketch into separate shapes to fill with color using the Shape Builder Tool
06:47 How to add a zipper to your sketch with a Pattern Brush
07:39 How to draw the zipper pull using basic shapes and the Shape Builder Tool
11:37 How to fill the zipper pull with a gradient and change it to gold
13:07 How to draw bartack or zig zag stitching
14:50 How to add accurate edge stitching to your flat sketch using Offset Path
17:40 How to create a basic stripe repeating pattern for the heel
Questions or tutorial ideas? Put them below in the comments!