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Theres a few ways you can do this, draw the shape you want filled and drop it behind, or copy all your logo and paste it to a new layer beneath your logo then fill it with your colour. So your making a dupe of your logo and changing the colour of all the elements. You add colour from the swatches palette or from the colour palette. To fill big blocks of colour you need a closed shape, you cant fill a whole lot of lines.
Problem is when you use the line tool, where two lines intersect, they stay as seperate entities. In other words the line tool was design to just create a line. However if you want to take the time you can use the point selection tool (lowercase a on keyboard) Drag select the corner where they intersect, right click and select join (windows) (also object>path>join or ctrl-j will work), select the type of corner you want, then hit ok. And repeat for each corner.
When you are done you can give it a fill or a path color and size.
Or create a new layer, (Optional: change the color of the path to make it easier to see what you are doing)
lock the old layer,
select the pen tool and click on top of each corner (point or anchor).
When you reach the last point the cursor will change to tell you that you are closing the path.
At this point you can change the fill and path color/size.
cheers a bunch
No problem, glad to help.
Actually.. it's even easier.
Everyone is correct. the line tool only creates lines, not connected shapes.
However, you can easily color what you have by just grabbing the Live Paint Tool and start clicking where you want color. Live Paint uses visual boundaries so you don't necessarily need to connect the lines.