Adobe Illustrator Tips: How to Create a Perfect Speech Bubble.

Adobe Illustrator Tips:

How to Create a Perfect Speech Bubble.

Tools you’ll be using:

  • Ellipse Tool
  • Stroke tool
  • Pen Tool
  • Pathfinder Tool
  • Type Tool

Step One

 

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Create and ellipse using the ellipse tool.

 

Step Two

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Create a curved tail using the pen tool.

 

Step Three

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Make sure the tail and ellipse are both selected (cntrl A windows or command A Mac). Choose unite from the pathfinder tool.

 

Step Four

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Select proper stroke weight

 

Step Five

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Use the text tool to set type. Place text inside of bubble. To find the center select text and bubble and use alignment tool to center perfectly.

 

 

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6 Comments

    • I used CS6 for this demo but am now using CC. The pen tool is a tricky thing. If you need help with it please keep an eye out for my illustrator courses over on BobTeachesArt.com. I will be covering the pen tool and more…

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