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Create a Maniac Zombie with Basic Shapes and the Shape Builder Tool

In a today's tutorial we are going to draw a creepy zombie! It is a good character for beginners in Adobe Illustrator. The reason being is that zombies have lumps, bumps and body parts out of proportion, so you don't need to worry about it. One more reason to draw a zombie is it's Halloween. Let's get to it and stick with us as there is a cheeky surprise at the end!



Step 1


Let's start by drawing the head with the Ellipse Tool (L). With the Add Anchor Point Tool (+), add four points in between the points of the ellipse. Use the Direct Selection Tool (A) to move the points. You should get the shape of the head zombie. The green arrows in the diagram below illustrate the direction the points are moving.

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