Download the two images above.
Open Adobe Illustrator
Go to File New – Create a document with the following specs:
Your screen should like something like this:
Go to File – Place and place both apple images, one on each page.
When finished your screen should look like this:
Don’t forget to EMBED your images by clicking on each picture and on the top information bar clicking the button embed.
After you embed your images, remember to lock the layer.
Add a new layer by clicking the little icon on the bottom right of the layer palette
Lets start with the grey apple.
Using the pencil tool, outline the white apple inside the grey box.
Fill with any color by clicking the fill box on your tool bar and choosing a color.
Draw a square using the rectangle tool and cover the grey box with any color.
Your screen should look like this:
Using the selection tool, select everything on the page by dragging a selection around all your objects.
Go to Window – Pathfinder
Click on the icon for EXCLUDE
Your finished apple product should look like this:
Now for Part 2 – The Rainbow Apple
Trace the Rainbow apple using the pencil tool
Fill with any color
In your layer palette, make layer 2 invisible by clicking the Layer 2 eyeball icon
Add a new layer
Using the rectangle tool, drag a rectangle that covers each color of the rainbow, you can use any colors that you want.
Repeat this process until all the rectangles and colors are in place.
Turn on the visibility of layer 2
Move Layer 3 below layer 2 by dragging the layer.
Be careful not to drop layer 3 inside of layer 2
Using your selection tool select only the apple body and all the rainbow colored rectangle (NO LEAF)
Right click on the body of the apple by holding CONTROL on your keyboard and make a clipping mask.
Turn off the visibility of layer 1 and your are finished. Save and turn into canvas.
Your document should look something like this.