Here you will find instructions about drawing camera aperture symbol using illustrator cc. This is a very accurate and easy way of drawing an aperture icon. There is no need to spend more than 2 minutes. just used illustrator basic tools.

Step 1: Go to the arc tool and click somewhere in the artboard.

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arc tool

Step 2: Give the X and Y axis values as 300 px and hit ok.

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Step 3: Make no fill and 10 pt black stroke for the arc you draw.

Step 4: Go to menu bar and select Effect>Distort&Transform>Transform

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Step 5: Using transform panel, make 5 copies with these parameters: 140pt vertical move, Rotate 60°

Step 6: Since it is an effect, first goto Object>expand appearence. After that go to object>expand command. Expand stroke only.

Step 7: While objects are selected, run unite command using pathfinder panel

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unite objects

Step 8: Go to tools panel and select draw behind mode.

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Step 9: Pick up the ellipse tool and make perfect circle using ALT/OPT + Shift key

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Step 10: Select all objects in the artboard and run minus front command using pathfinder panel

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Step 11: ungroup the shutter icon object. Remove the hexagonal shape.

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Find two videos here. first one shows how to create shutter icon with straight lines. second is curved ones.




How to create shutter icon in illustrator
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