Tools (shape , text) , outline, fill colour
Transform >Transform each
Learning how to make ellipse > round circle and with the outline option of strokes size and color , making text. The interesting technique is Transform each which could make drawing/works faster especially when do printing/copy.
notes: Transform each > ctrl+D (duplicate)
Direct selection tool, outline, opacity
Direct selection tool, changing edge of edge (modify), shapes shifting.
The function of pen tool is similiar with Photoshop . tracing the shapes with pen tool in new blank layer and fill color.
windows > pathfinder
compound shapes (double click)
Pathfinder (Unite, Intersect, Minus Front, Exclude, Divide)
Tools that might often used for making logo or vector drawing.
5. Vector / compound image
Object > Image Trace
Shatter/break all compound level of colours into vector shapes.