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Make hipster logo badge or banner part 1

Today we’re going to show you how to make a hipster badge and banner, using Adobe Illustrator.

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Make some rectangles in illustrator like this. Make sure they are different nuances of the same color.

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Now add an anchor point on the smaller rectangle and drag it to the right. You can do this by selecting the small rectangle, hitting A key and then selecting your pen tool to add the anchor itself.

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Select two created shapes and make a copy of them (Control-C, Control-F). Then go to Pathfinder panel and press the Intersect button. Color the new shape in darker color.

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Take the Direct Anchor Point Tool (A) and select two anchor points as shown in the image below. Go to Align panel and press Vertical Align Bottom.

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You should get this:

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Now all you need to do is get your upper rectangle “to front. Make a reflection of the darker objects and here you are.

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Now select and group your banner, go to effects>warp>arc. Here you can play a bit depending on how much angle you want for your banner.

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To add a stitched effect to your banner, before bending it, add some dashed lines on the upper side and down side of your banner. Then bend it.

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