How to Build and Combine Shapes in Adobe Illustrator - Shape Builder Tool

How to build and manipulate shapes using the different shape tools within Adobe Illustrator.

This tutorial runs through the different shape tools in Illustrator and how shapes can be combined and manipulated using the Shape Builder Tool. 

Key Concepts:

  • The shape builder tool can combine selected shapes which overlap
  • The shape builder tool can be used to remove shapes/overlapping areas of multiple shapes by holding the option key and clicking
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Guest Author:
Eryc Rodriguez
Former Adobe Student Consultant