If you don't have CS3 and have an older one, you should still be able to follow along with this tutorial. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to create vectored swooshes and swirls. Learn how to create vector swirls and swooshes which can be easily re-used by using these fairly well known techniques
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Learn how to create vector swirls and swooshes in Illustrator CS3!