Create a paint can with paint drips and a few highlights. Easy to create in just a few simple steps.
Start the can with a rectangle.
Create a thin rectangle for the top and bottom lip.
Use the Direct Selection tool to select and widget the corners in to round the ends.
Place the rounded shaped on the top and bottom of the can.
Create a line, add a stroke and round the ends. Use this for highlight and drips on the can.
Place the drips on the edge of the can. Add color to the drips.
Copy the body of the can. Select the can body, click the Draw Inside Mode at the bottom of the Tool Bar. Paste the shape, select a lighter color, position it within the shape. Click on the Draw Normal mode when done.
Add a rectangle for the label. Bring the paint drips to the front to have them come over the label.
Add a circle behind the can the same color of the paint to show some paint build-up on the edge.
Add a circle with a fill and a stroke for the handle attaching point.
Add a line with a darker stroke, round the ends and place it on the round pivot point.