25 Illustrator Tutorials Every Graphic Designer Should Learn

25 Illustrator Tutorials Every Graphic Designer Should Learn

Collection of hand-picked Illustrator tutorials that every designer should learn, whether you’re a beginner or advanced user, there will improve your designing skills. Adobe Illustrator is the awesome tool for creating vector design or art. Illustrator tutorials using Adobe Illustrator isn’t as easy as you see here. But some designers take illustration art as a passion just like me. Illustrator is a amazing powerful tool in the hands of a really skillful designer or photographer. It helps to bring your ideas into reality.

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25 Illustrator Tutorials

Illustrator tutorials are very useful to impove the designing skills. The following roundup of 25 illustrator tutorials will not only satisfy the fans of vector-graphics designers its also useful to inspire the Photoshop designer.

1. How to Create a Cute Corn Illustration with Basic Shapes in Illustrator

In this tutorial we are going to draw a cute corn illustration, with the use of Pathfinder panel, basic shape tools and some Blends for the color palette, so lets get started.

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2. How to Create Vector Skyscrapers with WidthScribe and Adobe Illustrator CS6

In this tutorial we will learn how to create the effect of linear perspective using the Width Gradient Tool, which is one of the tools of the new WidthScribe plugin. In addition, for the coloring of variable width paths, we will use the Gradient on a Path feature in Adobe Illustrator CS6.

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3. How to Create a Detailed Lighter in Adobe Illustrator

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed lighter illustration in Adobe Illustrator. First, you’ll learn how to create pixel perfect shapes using the Rectangle or the Ellipse Tools along with the grid and the snap to grid option. Next, you’ll see how you can add depth and shading for your shapes using complex gradients, the Pathfinder options and some basic blending techniques.

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4. Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create Vector Polygonal Background Quickly Using Triangulator

Polygonal Art Style became very popular over last year. It is often used in printing, designing T-shit, cell-phone backgrounds and websites. In our today’s tutorial we will learn how to create quickly vector polygonal background with the help of web based tool and Adobe Illustrator.

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5. How To Create a Classic Tattoo Style Vector Illustration

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6. How to Create a Witch’s House Scene with Gradients in Illustrator

In this tutorial you will learn how to illustrate a cute quirky landscape with a witch’s house. Starting with line art the tutorial moves onto coloring using Gradients and a variety of Blend Modes. The tutorial explains tools such as the Pencil Tool and shows smart Illustrator options to edit a whole illustration within minutes. The whole illustration was created in Adobe Illustrator, showing the powers of the program.

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7. How to Create Vector Human Body Using Poser and Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial we will find out how to create 3D model of human body with Poser. Then we will use the received image as the reference image for the vector artwork creation in Adobe Illustrator.

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8. How to Draw Isometric Circles in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial we will be covering something that can cause more than a headache while working in an isometric perspective: circles. Not only we’ll take care of the top and side views, we’ll also be taking this to the next level and create some cylinders too.

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9. Create an Aged Vintage Style Logo Design in Illustrator

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10. Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create Vector Hatching and Embossed Pattern

In this tutorial we will consider couple of ways of creating some hatching in Illustrator which include hatch cutting along the given path. Then we will apply this knowledge to create embossed pattern which consists only of paths.

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11. How to Create the Letter S in the Shape of a Slinky Toy

In this tutorial we will create the letter S in the shape of a slinky toy. For these purposes we will be using the Blend Tool and simple circles.

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12. Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create a Polygonal Vector Mosaic

In this tutorial we will create a mosaic consisting of polygons. Free Scriptographer plug-in and our imagination will help us in this unsophisticated task. Have fun and enjoy our new Adobe Illustrator tutorial!

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13. Create a Painted Portrait Effect in Illustrator Using the Bristle Brush

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to use the Bristle Brush to create a painting similar to the one I created below.

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