Adobe Illustrator Tips: How to Create a Perfect Speech Bubble.

Updated: May 13, 2020

Adobe Illustrator Tips:


Tools you’ll be using:

  1. Ellipse Tool

  2. Stroke tool

  3. Pen Tool

  4. Pathfinder Tool

  5. Type Tool

Step One


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Create an ellipse using the ellipse tool.


Step Two

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Create a curved tail using the pen tool.


Step Three

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Make sure the tail and ellipse are both selected (Cntrl A windows or command A Mac). Choose to unite from the pathfinder tool.


Step Four

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Select proper stroke weight


Step Five

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Use the text tool to set type. Place text inside of the bubble. To find the center select text and bubble and use the alignment tool to center perfectly.



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