Create a fun submarine under the water. add some waves and some water highlights to complete the undersea adventure.
Start the body of the sub with two circles, overlapping half way.
Use the Pathfinder Intersect Mode to make the eye shape.
Create a rectangle the same height as the eye shape.
Select both shapes and use the Pathfinder Unite Mode to create on shape.
Draw a rectangle over the end of the body.
Select both shapes and use the Pathfinder Minus Front Mode to remove the end.
Draw a square. Add a darker stroke.
Use the Direct Selection Tool to select the two right edges and pull the Corner Widgets in. OPTION/ALT + CLICK on the Corner Widgets to cycle through the corner styles until you get to the flat corners.
Place the fins behind the body of the sub. Choose Object>Arrange>Send To Back. Add the same stroke to the body that was added to the fins.
Draw a rectangle on the end and use the Corner Widgets the on the outside end.
Draw a black line coming out of the body. Add caps to the line ends (hot dog the ends).
To create the propeller, create two over lapping circles.
Use the Pathfinder Intersect Mode to make the propeller.
Use Corner Widgets to pull in the ends slightly.
Place the propeller blades on a a rectangle on the end of the black line.
Add circles for windows. Add a white stroke and a blue fill.
In the Appearance Panel, add an additional stroke by clicking on the stroke button at the bottom left of the Appearance Panel. Add a red stroke with a smaller stroke weight to the same circles.
For the top, create a square.
Use the Direct Selection Tool to select the upper left corner. Pull the corner in and use the OPTION/ALT + CLICK on the Corner Widget to cycle through the corners. Add the shape to the top of the sub.
Add the shape to the top of the sub.
Draw a line with rounded ends.
Use the Width Shape Tool and widen one end of the line. Outline the Stroke. Choose Object>Path>Outline Stroke.
Add the same fill and stroke to the fin.
Place the fin at the end of the sub before the propeller.
Create a rectangle for the periscope. Use the Corner Widgets to round one end. Place the periscope behind the sub.
Copy the periscope and create a right angle with the shape.
Select both shapes and use the Pathfinder Unite mode to create one shape.
Place the second periscope at the top of the sub.
Create 2 rectangles. Fill one with white, 85% opacity.
Fill the second rectangle with 10% black and set the Blend Mode to Multiply.
Select the top pod, click on the Draw Inside Mode at the bottom of the Tool Bar. Copy and paste the white and gray rectangles into the pod.
Scale the rectangles to fit them into the pod to create a a highlight and shadow. Click on the Draw Normal Mode when done.
Repeat the Draw Inside on the tail fins, paste the highlight and shadow rectangles.
To create the shadow on the propellers. Copy the propeller and and fill the copy with 10% black and set the Blend Mode to Multiply.
Repeat the draw inside on the propellers and paste the gray prop shadows into the propellers.
Repeat the Draw Inside for the body of the sub.
Draw a line at the front of the sub. Use the Curvature Tool to curve the line.
Add a circle behind the sub, fill it with light blue.
Draw a line and add a Zig Zag effect to the line, make the corners smooth.
Place the line over the top portion of the circle. Expand the appearance the of the line under Object>Expand Appearance.
Select the line and the blue circle and use the Pathfinder Divide Mode. Ungroup the shapes. Delete the upper shape.
Create a line. Round the ends.
In the Appearance Panel, add an additional stroke by clicking on the stroke button at the bottom left of the Appearance Panel. Add a white stroke with the same stroke weight.
Select the White Stroke in the Appearance Panel and add a Transform Effect (Effect>Distort & Transform> Transform. Move the line with a H & V offset of 6mm.
Copy the double lines created in the last few steps to create highlights in the water.
Add darker blue lines to the water and you are done!