How to Create Water Drops

Learn from this tutorial how to create water drops in illustrator CS3.
Create a new drawing. Open the Gradient Palette. Set type to radial and change black to blue.

Using the Ellipse tool draw an ellipse.

draw an ellipse.

Choose the gradient tool and click at the bottom of the ellipse and drag it until you reach the centre of the ellipse.

Choose the gradient tool

you reach the centre of the ellipse.
After that, again choose the ellipse tool and draw a small ellipse on the upper left part of the water drop.

draw a small ellipse on the upper left part of the water drop.
Change its transparency to 40%.

Change its transparency to 40%.
Now you have to change the transparency of the main water drop into 45%.

Add a slight shadow to the main drop by going to Effect > Stylize > Drop Shadow.
The drop shadow window will appear. Set the following settings.

Add a slight shadow to the main drop

The drop shadow window will appear.
As the water drops don’t have perfect shape, we can make alter the sape by sing wrap tool.

make alter the sape by sing wrap tool.
This is your result.

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