Use a combination of simple circles and rectangles to create a 3D gear in Illustrator using the shape builder tool.

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  1. Vin Carrillo (Reply) on Tuesday December 20, 2011

    Great tut however…when I enlarge/zoom the video it cuts off/crops the left and right sides making it difficult to see what buttons on the toolbar you are selecting. This seems to be the case with every video on the Layers Web site.

    Please fix. Thanks!

  2. Jamie Henry (Reply) on Tuesday December 20, 2011

    Wonderful and so informative – used in my Illustration class opening power point! thanks so much Jeff.


  3. Sharon Jones (Reply) on Tuesday December 20, 2011

    Thanks for a great tutorial. This is exactly what I wanted to learn how to do.

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