Drawing a diamond shape

as requested on support…

Given the image:

and the file:

We begin by importing the pixel image for reference:

Then zoom in one the shape you wish to draw:

Click to place lines at the extrema:


Go into Node Edit mode:

Select a node:

Toggle it to Smooth to get off-curve nodes:

alt-drag to position the off-curve nodes asymmetrically:

right-click to insert additional nodes:

Drag things around and adjust node placement until one arrives at half the desired appearance:


mirror vertically:

Drag into alignment:

Select both:

Join Vectors:

Rotate and position at the top:

Then use Circular Array to duplicate:


90% design diamond.c2d (712 KB)

Thanks, Will!

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