Drawing a Pacific Scene Using Illustrator CS3

To create such a background, first of all you have to draw a vertical rectangle. Colour it with tropical blue. Look in the Bright swatch palette. Form a new layer. Use the Pen tool to set the clouds. Open the Beach swatch palette. Create a new layer. Draw the distant islands using the Pen tool. For creating the water highlight, select the Charcoal brush and a light blue colour Continue Reading