spring 2012 banner

As Robin Williams once said,

‟Spring is nature’s way of saying,
“Let’s party!””

Spring has sprung. Time to create a Spring 2012 Banner for your blog or website. Spring your computer skills to life with this Adobe Illustrator CS5 Scalloped Edge tutorial.

Pink Circle Scallop

Draw a Pink Circle

Stroke: (Above Pink Circle on Appearance Palette) – This will create Pink Scallops

web design inspiration scallop edge stroke palette

Weight: 16 pts
Color: Pink
Cap: Round Cap
Corner: Round Join
Align Stroke: to center
Dashed Line: Checked
Dash = 4 pts
Gap = 19 pts
Right dashed box checked: Aligns dashes to corners and path ends, adjusting to fit lengths

Stroke: (Above Pink Stroke on Appearance Palette) – This will create White Interior Scallops

scallop edge appearance palette

Weight: 8 pts
Color: White
Cap: Round Cap
Corner: Round Join
Align Stroke: to center
Dashed Line: Checked
Dash = 4 pts
Gap = 19 pts
Right dashed box checked: Aligns dashes to corners and path ends, adjusting to fit lengths

Blue Circle Scallop

Draw a Blue Circle

Stroke: (Above Blue Circle on Appearance Palette) – This will create Blue Scallops
Weight: 12 pts
Color: Blue
Cap: Round Cap
Corner: Round Join
Align Stroke: to center
Dashed Line: Checked
Dash = 1 pts
Gap = 12 pts
Right dashed box checked: Aligns dashes to corners and path ends, adjusting to fit lengths

Stroke: (Above Blue Stroke on Appearance Palette) – This will create White Interior Scallops
Weight: 6 pts
Color: White
Cap: Round Cap
Corner: Round Join
Align Stroke: to center
Dashed Line: Checked
Dash = 1 pts
Gap = 12 pts
Right dashed box checked: Aligns dashes to corners and path ends, adjusting to fit lengths

Dotted Circle

Stroke:
Weight: 2 pts
Color: White
Cap: Round Cap
Corner: Round Join
Align Stroke: to center
Dashed Line: Checked
Dash = 2 pts
Gap = 14 pts
Right dashed box checked: Aligns dashes to corners and path ends, adjusting to fit lengths

Stitch Circle

stitch appearance palette

Draw an Orange Circle

Stroke: (Above Orange Circle on Appearance Palette) – This will create an Orange Border
Weight: 5 pts
Color: Orange

Stroke: (Above Orange Stroke on Appearance Palette) – This will create White Stitches
Weight: 1 pt
Color: White
Cap: Butt Cap
Corner: Miter Join
Align Stroke: to center
Dashed Line: Checked
Dash = 4 pts
Gap = 8 pts
Right dashed box checked: Aligns dashes to corners and path ends, adjusting to fit lengths

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