Summer is here, sit back and enjoy a nice glass of lemonade you made.
Start with an oval for the body of the pitcher.
Create a circle with the center point at the center top of the oval. Select both shapes and combine them using the Pathfinder Unite mode.
Draw a rectangle over the top half of the top circle area.
Select all the shapes and use the Pathfinder Minus front mode to delete the top portion.
Using the Direct Selection Tool, select the two inner points and pull the Corner Widgets out to round the pitcher.
Draw a rectangle over the bottom area. to create a flat spot. Select all the shapes and use the Pathfinder Minus front mode to delete the bottom portion.
Select the Curvature Tool and click on the top line and pull one point down, add another point and pull it up.
Create an oval with a heavy stroke. Rotate the shape and position it for the handle.
Choose Path>Outline Stroke to convert it to a shape.
Select the main part of the pitcher, choose path>Offset Path and set the offset to a negative number to create a a shape inside.
Fill the handle and larger pitcher shape with a light gray, keeping the inside offset path yellow.
Select both gray shapes and combine them using the Pathfinder Unite mode.
Draw a rectangle over the top portion of the inner area. Select all the inner shape and the rectangle and use the Pathfinder Minus front mode to delete the top portion.
For the lemon create a circle with a heavy stroke. Make the stroke darker than the fill.
To create segments inside the lemon, select the Polar Grid tool nested with the line tool in the Tool Bar. Click with the Polar Grid Tool to bring up the options. Set 0 concentric dividers and 8 radial dividers.
Fill the segments with the same yellow as the lemon, add a heavy white stroke to create divisions.
Add the segments to the lemon and group the shapes together.
To create half a lemon, draw a rectangle and click on the Draw Inside Mode at the bottom of the Tool Bar.
Copy and paste the lemon into the rectangle, position it so the half shows then click on the Draw Normal Mode at the bottom of the Tool Bar.
Add lemons into the lemonade.
Draw a rectangle over half of the shape, set the Blending Mode in the Opacity Panel to be Multiply.
Select the gray rectangle and the gray portion of the pitcher and select the Shape Builder Tool (SHIFT + M). Hold OPTION/ALT to set the cursor to subtract and click on the extra outside the main shapes to delete.
Use the Curvature tool to add a point and pull the shape to the side to curve the shadow
Select the shadow and choose Path>Offset Path. Offset the path a negative number to create a smaller shape.
Delete the original shadow shape, keeping the smaller shadow shape.
This is what the inset shadow looks like giving the glass an appearance of thickness.
Add a color circle behind the lemonade.
Copy the gray part of the pitcher, Paste it Behind the original pitcher and change the color to a darker gray and set the Blending Mode in the Opacity panel to Multiply.
Add a slip shadow by adding an effect from Effect> Distort & Transform> Transform. Set the horizontal and vertical offset to a small number and set the copies to be enough to create a slip shadow beyond the edge of the circle.
Cut the shadow. Select the background circle and click on the Draw Inside Mode at the bottom of the Tool Bar.
Paste the Slip shadow back in using Paste In Place to paste it in the same place you cut it from.
Select the gray portion of the pitcher, add a darker gray stroke INSIDE the shape in the Stroke Panel Align Stroke section.