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Published on Tue, Nov-30-2010 by Dainis

30+ Fresh Outstanding Adobe Illustrator Tutorials


Adobe Illustrator happens to be the leading graphics editor that is available in the market today. It has risen to high echelons and has become increasingly popular due to the high quality of work that it brings out.
The beauty about the Adobe illustrator is that it is very easy to use. It comes along with very powerful and highly sophisticated tools for drawing and some costly natural brushes that produce very spectacular and unparalleled vectors which are similar to the mascots and the icons.

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The Adobe Illustrator Tutorials are available to guide one into learning how to use this magnificent tool. One can gain more knowledge and sharpen their skills by utilizing the Adobe Illustrator tutorials.

The Adobe Illustrator is usually the preferred option of many designers who have grown to learn, understand and appreciate its function ability.

It is worth noting that there are numerous versions of the Adobe Illustrator tutorials available in the market today. The designers are encouraged to update them selves on the new versions that are available in the market today.

Watch this show case of over thirty Adobe Illustrator tutorials and gain more knowledge.

Creating this article I was looking for tutorials, which detailed step by step explanations Illustrator tools and resource, and as a result I include in this article easy and good explained tutorials for beginners as well as difficult for professionals. With these tutorials you will learn Illustrator tips how to create professional icons, logos, mascots, cartoon characters and more.

How to Make a Colorful, Environmental Slice

This tutorial is about creating an earth slice that looks like a piece of cake. The first twenty four steps are about creating the slice and another thirteen cover the rest. The process of adding the details are covered at a quicker pace, as this is where you should add your own illustrative style.

How to Make a Colorful, Environmental Slice

Create a Furry Calligram in Illustrator

In this tutorial author will walk you through creating your own calligram inspired by a dog named Poppy. You’ll learn how to manipulate a typeface through to rendering fur, adding doggy features, and various details.

Create a Furry Calligram in Illustrator

Shopping Girl Character Logo Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a Vector Shopping Girl Character Logo in Illustrator & Photoshop from sketch.

Shopping Girl Character Logo Tutorial

How to Make a Bluetooth Device With a Cover

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a Bluetooth device using some of the basic tools in found in Adobe Illustrator. To build this great looking device you will be using Round Corners, Offset Path and Pathfinder.

How to Make a Bluetooth Device With a Cover

Illustrator Tutorial: Vector Retro Television

In this tutorial, author will show you how to make a stylish retro television in Adobe Illustrator. You will learn how to draw basic shapes, modify them and apply gradient and gradient mesh for more realism.

Illustrator Tutorial: Vector Retro Television

Creating a Maneater Vector Girl through Collaboration

In this tutorial you’ll see a collaboration between two vector artists. Ashley S. Benson will be responsible for the initial composition layout and coloring while Sharon Milne will be refining and adding further detailing to the collaboration. You’ll learn techniques from both artists and learn some helpful collaboration tips.

Creating a Maneater Vector Girl through Collaboration

Illustrator Mascot design Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn how to create cute Mascot Design. Tutorial explained properly in a step by step way and from start to finish, in this tutorial you will learn how to correctly apply proper drawing principles and state of the art Adobe illustrator on demand techniques to make your mascot design really pop up from the cold paper sheet.

Illustrator Mascot design Tutorial

Create a Classic, Sailing Ship in Illustrator CS5

In this tutorial author will show how to create a sailing ship illustration with a story book style, using the Gradient Mesh to make the cloth of the boat’s sails. Author will also use the Gradient Mesh to colorize the wooden parts of the boat. Then, the Scribble filter and the Brushes application will be used to create the sea.

Create a Classic, Sailing Ship in Illustrator CS5

Ice Cream shop in illustrator

In this tutorial author will teach you how to create vectorized icons in Illustrator. You can make your own choice icon, author here are going to make a Shop/House Icon.

Ice Cream shop in illustrator

Create a Glowing Neon Sign using the Appearance Palette – Screencast

This tutorial shows the potential the Appearance Palette in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be building an elaborate neon sign, utilizing the Appearance Palette to speed up the process and remove the need of drawing complex paths.

Draw realistic liquids in vector art

Creating convincing liquid effects in vector illustration can be a tricky business. Luckily, Jing Zhang has provided this tutorial that shows you how to make a real splash with your art.

Draw realistic liquids in vector art

How to Make a Flesh Ripping Zombie Type Treatment

Nik will take you though the process he used to create the character and type treatment for this blood-curdling illustration. This tutorial assumes some familiarity with the basic drawing tools and features found in Adobe Illustrator, because of the creative skills needed to illustrate the character, it has been marked “Advanced”.

How to Make a Flesh Ripping Zombie Type Treatment

Create “Jamukha, Got Milk” funny scene in Adobe Illustrator

This artwork is author humorous take on the “Why do aliens abduct cows?” question. The illustration is a vector art completely done with Abode Illustrator CS2. Here authoe are going to explain the techniques he used in the creation of “Jamukha, Got Milk?”, in full detail.

Create Jamukha, Got Milk funny scene in Adobe Illustrator

How to Use the Perspective Grid to Create a Modern TV

In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own modern TV on a stand. Using the Perspective Grid in Illustrator CS5 as the basis of your work you will learn how to quickly create a product illustration with perfect perspective.

Design a Despicable Me “Minion” in Illustrator

In this tutorial we’ll design a character called a Minion from the film Despicable Me using Adobe Illustrator.

Design a Despicable Me Minionin in Illustrator

How to Create a Luxurious Gold Watch in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a very realistic and stunning gold watch using simple tools and techniques like the Pathfinder, Blend, Clipping Mask, etc. in Adobe Illustrator. You will also learn how to use gradients wisely to create an awesome 3D look.

How to Create a Luxurious Gold Watch in Adobe Illustrator

How To Draw a Cute Vector Dog Character in Illustrator

Follow this step by step design process of the making of a vector character. We’ll start with a hand drawn sketch of my dog, Jake the labrador retriever, then add various lines, colour fills gradients and highlights to produce a cute cartoon representation.

How To Draw a Cute Vector Dog Character in Illustrator

How to Illustrate an Elegant Bottle of Wine in a Gift Box

Make use of the 3D tools in Illustrator and learn to create this fantastic looking bottle of wine in a gift box. In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own gift box of wine using the Rectangle Tool, Pen, 3D Revolve and Gradients.

How to Illustrate an Elegant Bottle of Wine in a Gift Box

Make colorful bean characters on Illustrator CS4

In this tutorial you will learn hos to make colorful bean characters on Illustrator CS4 using the circle tool, pen tool and rounded rectangle tool.

Make colorful bean characters on Illustrator CS4

How to Create a Distinguished Personal Diary Icon

n this tutorial we are going to create a stylish personal diary icon using Illustrator CS4. Gradient is at the core of this tutorial and we will be taking look at it in close detail.

How to Create a Distinguished Personal Diary Icon

Create a Simple Paint Brush Icon

Here you can learn to create a quite simple paintbrush icon. For this fast tutorial you’ll use some basic tools like the Rectangle Tool, the Ellipse Tool or the Pen Tool. Then, for some neat effects you’ll need the Wrinkle Tool or the Warp and Rougher effects.

Create a Simple Paint Brush Icon

How to Make an Animated Paper Robot

In this tutorial we’ll go through the steps of designing and making an animated paper robot character. Not just a picture, this is a moving character that will sit nicely on top of your computer monitor. Push the robot body up and down and he stretches out his robot claws.

How to Make an Animated Paper Robot

Master dynamic gradient techniques

Many works that look complicated are really made from simple elements. In this tutorial Alexandra Zutto shows how to build up complex, beautiful images by patiently layering and building up small, straightforward segments, always varying them to prevent monotony.

Master dynamic gradient techniques

How to Create a Shiny Bucket Icon

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a realistic vector bucket icon. You will learn to use the 3D Revolve function, how to add realistic light effects and how to draw different objects to form a composition.

How to Create a Shiny Bucket Icon

Create a Simple Storefront Icon

In this tutorial author will show you how to create a simple storefront icon using some rectangles, Illustrator Effects, and gradients. This icon is great for use in e-commerce sites and the techniques in this tutorial can easily be applied to other icons, illustrations, and logos.

Create a Simple Storefront Icon

How to Create a Curious Owl in Illustrator CS4

Inspired by ominous truth “The owls are not what they seem” from TV shows “Twin Peaks” author decided to create a little illustration. Author chose a rather non-spooky scene set at dusk, with a curious owl sitting on a branch and some scenery in the background.

How to Create a Curious Owl in Illustrator CS4

Create A Briefcase Icon

In this tutorial, author will show you how to create a briefcase icon with rectangles, ellipses, and gradients. This briefcase icon is great for web designs and user interfaces. Moreover, you can easily apply these techniques to other icons, logos, and illustrations.

Create A Briefcase Icon

Use Illustrator to Create a Fun, 3D, Character Logo

In this tutorial we’ll use illustrators 3D tool to create text with depth. We’ll give the letters personality by placing them at angles and choosing a fun font. We’ll add a crazy rabbit character and unify all the colors as we add simple shading.

Use Illustrator to Create a Fun, 3D, Character Logo

Create a Happy Sun Character

Learn how to create a fun sun character. This intermediate tutorial is great for logos, children illustrations, and other projects relating to climate change. Moreover, you can easily apply this tutorial to other illustrations, logos, and projects.

Create an Elegant Patterned Vector Owl in Illustrator

Follow this step by step Adobe Illustrator tutorial to create a stylized vector owl illustration with simple shapes and patterns. We’ll start by building the basic owl character with various vector shapes, then begin bringing it to life with colour, shading and pattern fills.

Create an Elegant Patterned Vector Owl in Illustrator

Create the Face of a Singing Pig

In this tutorial you can learn to create a funny singing pig. Author will also show you how to create a simple bow tie and some musical notes. This is a pretty large tutorial that covers a lot of techniques and effects.

Create the Face of a Singing Pig

Create a Cool Vector Panda Character in Illustrator

With just a few simple shapes, a mix of gradient colors and a few shadows here and there you can build some great looking illustrations. Here’s a step by step walk through of the process used to create a cool Panda character, from the basic outlines through to the detailed final design.

Create a Cool Vector Panda Character in Illustrator

Create Lady Birds Insect Tutorial Using Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial author will show you how to create a cool lady bird using Adobe Illustrator.

Create Lady Birds Insect Tutorial Using Adobe Illustrator

How to Create a Lustrous Electric Guitar

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic looking electric guitar. We will start with basic shapes and build our way up using a couple of simple yet effective techniques. You will learn how to use 3D Effect, Scale and Blend Options, to make a guitar worthy of even the most rocking of vector fans.

How to Create a Lustrous Electric Guitar

How To Create A Very Scary But Cute Monster In Illustrator

This is a tutorial on how to draw a complex monster illustration, author tried to make it as easy as possible but knowledge of basing drawing tools is advised anyway.

How To Create A Very Scary But Cute Monster In Illustrator

Create a Simple Mechanic Character in Illustrator

Follow this step by step design tutorial to create a simple vector mechanic character in Illustrator. We’ll build the basic shape of the character using simple shapes, then slowly build up the details with a range of linework.

Create a Simple Mechanic Character in Illustrator

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