How to create your sphere logo in illustrator
Here is the way how to create sphere with your own letters in Illustrator.
First, draw a line with stroke size 8 and duplicate it with option key like the right.
Click the blend tool on the left toolbar and click on the line exactly between the two lines turn after turn.
If you can doubleclick on the tool icon and you can adjust the number of specified steps.
And then go to object---> expand.
Next, make a new layer for creating your letters.
After writing your letters, go to Object---> Expand.
Flat your two layers to make a symbol.
Dump your image to the symbols palette like below and select the static symbol and graphic.
You can see the new added the symbol, you made by yourself.
Then make a circle by using a circle shape tool.
Click with a direct selection tool and select the half side and delete it.
Go to Effect---> 3D(Classic)--> Revolve(classic) like below.
After then, you can choose right edge and click the Map Art.
Select the symbol, you made in advance.
And then click the scale to fit to adjust the appearance.
You can also rotate it by using the options
Here is the result.
Myungja Anna Koh