Create a paint roller with texture. The texture was created in Photoshop using some of the new spatter brushes included in the newest CC 2018 version. The spatter file was converted to a vector file using Image Trace in Illustrator. A slight shift in the color makes for a great look!
Start the roller with a rectangle. Select the Corner Widgets and pull them into the center to round the corners.
Create another rounded corner rectangle, add a stroke, no fill.
Use the Direct Selection Tool to remove the portion of the roller handle that is not needed.
Copy the handle and rotate the handle 180°. Remove the horizontal section and the lower corner.
Place the section in position and select both handle sections and join them together using the Object>Path>Join.
Add a rectangle for the handle.
To create the spatter, Photoshop was used to create a spatter pattern.
Save the file as a JPG, TIF or PSD file.
Open the spatter file in Illustrator and select the image. Open the Image Trace panel from the Window menu. Settings for the trace are shown, make sure the Ignore White button is checked.
Once the desired tracing effect is achieved, click the EXPAND button in the Control Bar to turn the image into vector shapes.
Select all the spatter and group them. Add a darker fill green fill than the pint roller.
Duplicate the roller then select the it and click the Draw Inside mode at the bottom of the Tool Bar.
Paste the texture into the roller. Click on the Draw Normal Mode. COPY this roller with spatter.
Click on the Draw Normal Mode. Select the roller and click the Draw Inside mode at the bottom of the Tool Bar. PASTE the roller with spatter into the roller head.
Create paint on the wall with a rectangle. Round the bottom edges using the corner widgets. Make the green fill lighter.
Click on the Draw Normal Mode. Select the shape and click the Draw Inside mode at the bottom of the Tool Bar. Copy and paste the texture into the paint area.
Copy the paint with texture. Select the shape and click the Draw Inside mode at the bottom of the Tool Bar. Copy and paste the paint with texture into the paint area. Click on the Draw Normal Mode.
To add a slip shadow to the handle. Duplicate the handle, make it lighter.
Click on the Draw Normal Mode. Select the handle and click the Draw Inside mode at the bottom of the Tool Bar. Paste the lighter shape into the shape.
And you have completed a paint roller with the look of wet paint texture.