Following the instructions brought me to these patterns and shapes, where I changed the colours to make them look nicer.
We then got given the letter g which had been drawn and scanned into the computer. We had to draw around it with the pen tool, with no instructions to follow, so it was all based on judgement, this is where I learnt things I didn't previously know, like to press alt on the anchor point to stop the line from curving when you try to draw the next line.
|using pathfinder to minus circles from the middle of g|
|adding inner shapes|
|deleting lines with pen tool for the ear|
|finished g from just shapes|