How do you make a realistic moon in Illustrator?
Pick a moon phase.
For a crescent moon, or any type of waxing or waning gibbous, the simplest way to get a perfect moon shape is to stack two circles on top of each other. “To make a crescent moon, I make two circles and move the top one around,” says illustrator Morgan Dees.
How do you make a crescent moon in Illustrator?
Make sure you have a white fill and black stroke on the circle. Copy and subtract two circles to form a crescent moon. Copy the circle by selecting it and dragging the shape while holding Alt on your keyboard. Then place the two circles on top of each other.
Which tool do you use to draw moon?
A drawing compass is the best tool to use if you have one.
What shape is a crescent moon?
A crescent is a thin, curved shape that’s thicker in the middle and tapers to thin points at each end, like the little sliver of moon you might notice in the sky. Crescent was first used to describe the shape of the waxing, or growing moon, and if you listen closely you can hear its similarity to increase.
How is Op Art done?
Op art painters devised complex and paradoxical optical spaces through the illusory manipulation of such simple repetitive forms as parallel lines, checkerboard patterns, and concentric circles or by creating chromatic tension from the juxtaposition of complementary (chromatically opposite) colours of equal intensity.
How do I create a distort effect in Illustrator?
Hold down Ctrl (Windows) or Command (Mac OS) until the selection is at the desired level of distortion. Hold down Shift+Alt+Ctrl (Windows) or Shift+Option+Command (Mac OS) to distort in perspective.