Deflated Soccer Ball

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If you haven’t already done so, you may want to read up on my soccer ball tutorial first. Once you have created your soccer ball you’ll learn how to deflate it with this tutorial!


Using the Pick Tool, select your soccer ball. Then on your toolbox, go to your interactive tools and choose the Interactive Envelope Tool:


At the top of your screen you’ll see there are different options for your Interactive Envelope Tool. We want to choose the Envelope Single Arc Mode:


You’ll see there are 8 handles to choose from. We want to grab the top middle handle:


Drag downward until you get the following result:

And there you go, a deflated soccer ball! Play around with the different modes and see what else you can come up with.

Alternative Method

Another alternative to the interactive tool is the Envelope Docker. To view this, go to Window > Dockers > Envelope. You can use preset shapes as well as other options. Play around with the different settings and let your imagination run wild!

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