How to Draw an Easter Egg in Illustrator [Video Tutorial]

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The best postcard or any other symbolic surprise for Easter is much more pleasant to get if it is handmade. Having such a great opportunity and just a couple of toolsโ€”a computer with Illustrator, little free time, and this great Illustrator Easter Tutorial โ€” it is very easy to create your own vector egg that can be decorated for a Vector Easter Postcard or any other holiday design. Of course, there are many Illustrator vector tutorials on the web, but we decided to make a unique tutorial for our dear MasterBundles readers.

By the way, you can download the ready-made Easter egg vector in PNG as well as AI formats for free! Click here to download.

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How to Draw an Easter Egg

For those who keep asking themselves how to draw Easter eggs, we have prepared the following guide. Below, we describe each step in detail but you can also watch our video tutorial of Easter egg illustration in Illustrator!



How to Draw an Easter Egg in Illustrator [MasterBundles Tutorial]


Easter is just around the corner, and you still didnโ€™t make Easter cards? Or invitations to an Easter dinner? Or a banner for your store about Easter discounts? Whatever Easter design you have in mind, you will definitely need an Easter egg, maybe even more than one.

Here is the tutorial from MasterBundles in which we will show how to create an Easter egg in Illustrator in 15 minutes. What’s more, you can customize it however you want, so you can get a whole basket of Easter eggs for your designs!

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Draw a circle

First, using the Ellipse instrument, draw a circle.

Center the circle.

Center it.

Now fill it with color as shown on the screenshot above.

Fill it with color.

The next step for drawing Easter eggs is to take the Direct Selection tool, grab the top pointโ€”or do it by clicking and draggingโ€”click on the circle, then click on the top point. Next, holding Shift, drag that point up, like on the screenshot so that you have an egg-shaped form.

Now we are going to make a shade on our simple easter egg drawing, using the pen tool. First, make lines as shown in the screenshots.

Make lines as shown in the screenshots.

Then try to make the figure as you see above in the screenshot.

Using the Shape Builder tool, remove the unnecessary part of the figure.

Light shadow on the egg.

Now you have a nice light shadow on the egg.

Make another few manipulations with the Pen tool to make a glare on the egg.

Paint it with white color using the Fill instrument.

Change the Opacity to 50%.

Then go to the Transparency settings and change the Opacity to 50%.

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Grab the Green color from the palette.

Grab the Green color from the palette to use with the Stroke tool.

Make a few lines on the Illustrator Easter egg with the Pen tool.

Increase the Weight to 15 pt.

Then choose Selection again and go to Stroke settings. Increase the Weight to 15 pt. Also, angle this line down a little bit.

Copy this element 3 times.

Copy this element 3 times.

Select all the elements and click the Shape Builder tool.

Now select all the elements and click the Shape Builder tool.

Reduce all the extra elements to make the contour smooth.

Reduce all the extra elements to make the contour smooth, as shown in the screenshot.

Make a small figure and paint it with pink color.

Using the Ellipse tool, make a small figure and paint it with pink color with the help of the Eyedropper tool.

Take the Direct Selection tool and, while holding Shift, drag that point down, like shown on the screenshot. Repeat the same with the bottom ellipse point, making it slightly longer.

The next step is to reflect this object using the Reflection tool. The settings are shown in the screenshot. Move the reflected object below the original one.

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Copy the object, rotate it, and put it over.

Copy the object you have, rotate it, and put it over the original one

Make a circle inside, center it, and paint it yellow. Now you have a nice flower for decoration.

Draw a line from the center.

Take the Pen tool and draw a line from the center and toward the outside of the flower.

Make another one flower.

Make another one as shown in the screenshot.

Change the line weight to 3 pt.

Change the line weight to 3 pt.

Draw another one in the opposite direction.

Draw another one in the opposite direction.

Add two more lines that go in the down direction of the circle, and start adding smaller lines (2 between each of the longer ones). So now the middle of the flower looks like the sun.

Add little circles to the ends of the rays. Make them smaller for the shorter rays.

Go to the Object settings and choose the Expand option. Make sure that both options are selected as shown in the screenshot.

Move the flower over top of the egg and copy it two times more so you can add a flower to each green line.

Changing the sizes, copy the flower two times more and add it as shown in these screenshots.

Select the items using the Shape Builder tool. Remove some of the extra details of the drawing that are not needed.

Use the Pen tool and create a leaf. Divide it in half with a line. Change the hue of the green color and make some angled lines like shown in the screenshot above.

Take the Shape Builder tool again and eliminate the parts that are outside the edge of the leaf.

Make a copy of the leaf and paint it.

Make a copy of the leaf and paint it a little bit darker than the original.

Put the leaf on the egg and make several copies of it.

Put the leaf on the egg and make several copies of it, changing the size and rotating them.

Add leaves of a slightly different color.

Add leaves of a slightly different color by copying the one you made to the branches.

Amazing Easter egg vector.

Congratulations! Here you have an amazing Easter egg vector! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Best Egg Illustration

Drawing Easter eggs in Illustrator is a very interesting activity. We can say the same about creating Easter backgrounds in Illustrator. However, you simply may not have enough time to make Easter graphics by yourself. This is the moment when our collection of the best Easter eggs vector illustrations will be helpful.

Easter Egg SVG Monogram Bundle


Collage with easter style things.

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A monochrome bundle of simple Easter egg drawings.

Easter bunny SVG, PNG


Cute rabbit's faces on cups and t-shirts.

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These bunnies are so cute. And you can use them in your designs of any kind.

Easter Eggs SVG Bundle


Patterns on the eggs.

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One more monochromatic collection of egg illustrations in SVG format.

Easter SVG Bundle


Funny signs with easter texts.

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This is a perfect bundle of Easter wishes for holiday prints on t-shirts, cups, bags, and other products.

Easter Seamless Pattern SVG Easter


Colorful seamless easter patterns.

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The bundle of 4 colorful seamless patterns for the brightest Easter projects you can create.

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Easter Bunny door sign


Simple minimalistic bunny design.

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A simple minimalistic bunny design that can be used for decoration of everything.

Happy Easter Bunny Ears


Cup design with bunny ears.

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This is a fantastic print for a holiday cup design.

Hello happy Easter


Collage with funny and cute easter images.

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This is a big collection of cute Easter vector images.

Easter Icons Set


Collage with Easter icons.

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A large bundle of 100 line icons that can be used separately or combined into original Easter compositions.


Now you have all the necessary tools for creating an Easter mood for you and your dearest people. The MasterBundles team wishes you the merriest holidays and warm spring days! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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