Making quadrants in a circle using pathfinder and filling each quadrant with different colours

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How do I divide a circle into 4 equal parts using pathfinder , with each part having different colours?

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Making quadrants in a circle using pathfinder and filling each quadrant with different colours

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Draw lines horizontally and vertically through the circle's centre, select everything and click Divide.

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Using the pen tool right? How do I give different colours for each part?

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Do you know how to apply colours to objects in Illustrator?

Your question was quite specific so I assumed you were not a complete beginner.

 

Please read the following to help you get started:

https://helpx.adobe.com/uk/illustrator/using/painting-fills-strokes.html

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I am a complete beginner. I'm just having trouble filling colours for each quadrant, in the BMW logo which I am trying to recreate.

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It's a good idea to start with the help pages then.

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You could also use the Pie Graph Tool.

Pie Graph.png

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Use Live Paint instead of pathfinder.

It's editable and on top of that the process is far more fluent.

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Or use an Ellipse, change the Pie angle to 90 degrees, add additional fills and rotate them with the Transform Effect.

Screenshot 2020-12-11 at 18.05.04.png

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