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Folder Icon Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a Folder Icon using Adobe Illustrator.

Folder Icon Adobe Illustrator Tutorial 1

Make these two objects with the Rounded Rectangle Tool.

Folder Icon Adobe Illustrator Tutorial 2

Click on ‘Add to shape area’. After that click on Expand.

Folder Icon Adobe Illustrator Tutorial 3

Fill it with Gradient and set Stroke on ’11 pt’.

Folder Icon Adobe Illustrator Tutorial 4

Copy the object and paste it. Make something like in the picture with the Pen Tool on the pasted object

Folder Icon Adobe Illustrator Tutorial 5

Select both objects and click on Divide. Select the bottom part with the Direct Selection Tool and delete it.

Folder Icon Adobe Illustrator Tutorial 6

Go to Object > Path > Offset Path. Delete the outside part.

Folder Icon Adobe Illustrator Tutorial 7

Place it on the original object and give it a black/white gradient. Set it on Screen.

Folder Icon

When you are done, you should have a Folder Icon that looks similar to this.

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