How to make a gear or settings icon in Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator gives us a few tools that make creating a gear icon easy!

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Lighting: Woods Clamp lighting (I use 2 of these)
Camera: Canon T5 – This is what I use, but it’s probably a better deal to get the newer model: Canon T6 –
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Recording software: Quicktime
Editing software: Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects

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