In this tutorial we will show you how to draw a pencil in Illustrator CS3.
Start a new document.
Select the Rectangle tool and draw one, having in mind that we are drawing a pencil:
Then, select the Pen Tool and draw the top part of the pencil:
Now start filling all the parts with colors:
Then, focus on the end part of the pencil.
Fill it with a gradient color as shown:
You are almost there.
Then, add a gradient touch to the rest of the pencil and this is what you will get:
You can do it. =)
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