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Tutorial: 3D Effect Extrude and Revolve

Creating the cup

1. Draw a 74x74 px gray circle using the Ellipse Tool (Fill color: F1F1F1 – no Stroke)

2. Select/delete the top AND left points using the Direct Select Tool

3. Apply Effect/3D Revolve – X axis: -32, Y axis: 58, and Z axis: 41

 

Creating the handle

1. Draw a 31x31 px circle using the Ellipse Tool (Stroke color: F1F1F1 – no Fill)

2. Select/delete the bottom point using the Direct Select Tool (white arrow)

3. Click on the left anchor point using the Pen Tool to add to the path (Pen nib icon appears with “/” next to it)

4. Hold down the Shift key while clicking 200 pixels out from the anchor point activated

5. Select the “J” shaped path using the Selection Tool (black arrow)

6. Convert the Stroke Weight to 1.5 px in the Stroke pallet (Window/Stroke)

7. Apply Effect3D Extrude & Bevel – X axis: 165, Y axis: 10, Z axis: 165, and Extrude Dept of 18 pt

 

Select/move artwork as needed to appear as one object

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Taken on July 2, 2008