Shapebuilder1:33 with Ashley Burke
The Shapebuilder tool allows you to modify existing shapes to seamlessly convert your logo shapes.
Okay, so I'm gonna start out by drawing a gray rectangle. 0:01 And we're gonna use a really cool tool called the Shape Builder tool, 0:11 which sort of is replacing pathfinder, if you've used that before. 0:15 And you need to have both shapes selected. 0:20 Just gonna use these shapes as the guides. 0:24 And the way the Shape Builder tool works is if we 0:28 wanted to join these shapes together, I can click and hold and drag. 0:33 And this combines the shapes. 0:39 Isn't that amazing? 0:42 Or, if I wanted to hold down option and subtract out shapes, it can also do that. 0:44 I'm gonna hit undo, command z. 0:52 I wanna remove this portion. 0:54 And voila, perfect. 0:57 There you have the end of our pencil. 1:01 Okay, and so now we need the metal band that's gonna be right here. 1:04 That's also gonna be gray. 1:10 Let's change that to gray, okay. 1:14 This is looking a little. 1:21 I'm gonna use my direct selection tool and marquee over this. 1:23 Just kinda move these points over. 1:28
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