Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator

Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator

In today’s tutorial, you will learn to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator. Creating 2D flat art with basic shapes is a simple process in Adobe Illustrator. We will use some basic shapes and few other tools in this tutorial.

Launch Adobe Illustrator and create a new document. Now, follow the below steps:
Step 1

Select the Rectangle Tool from the Tool Panel and draw a rectangle on the artboard and fill it with color #3c2415.

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?
Step 2

Now select the PenTool and draw horizontal lines dividing the rectangle into equal parts.

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?

Select the rectangle and lines with the help of the Selection Tool and Shift key. Now press Shift + Ctrl + F9 to open PathfinderPanel.

In the Pathfinder Panel, select Divide to divide the rectangle into parts and then ungroup the selection by pressing Shift + Ctrl + G. You can also change the fill color of the parts.

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?
How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?
How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?
Step 3

Select the Direct SelectionTool from the Tool Panel and select the bottom-left anchor point of the first rectangle.

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?

Now drag this anchor point slightly towards the right.

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?

Similarly, select the bottom-right anchor point of the first rectangle and move it towards the left.

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?

Now, we will make changes in the top and bottom anchor points of the remaining rectangles and after making the required changes our pot will look like this-

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?
Step 4

Now, we will draw flat leaves for our plant in this step. Select the Pen Tool, and draw a leaf shape as shown in the below image. Fill the leaf shape with color # b0e1b7.

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?

Select the leaf shape and create an Offset Path in negative values. Then fill that new path with a darker shade.

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?
How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?
How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?

Now, draw a vertical line and divide the inner shape into two in the same way as we have divided the rectangle in above steps. Then, fill the other half part with a lighter shape and your leaf is ready.

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?
Step 5

Now, create few more copies of the leaf shape in different sizes and arrange then below the rectangle layer.

How to create Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator?

It is how you can create a Flat Potted Plant in Adobe Illustrator. Practice this tutorial and share your views in the comment section. Also, share this tutorial with others.

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