By Akhter on April 11, 2014

45 New Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

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In this round up, we have put together 45 new Adobe Illustrator tutorials for you. Adobe Illustrator is a powerful tool for the designers, and web based tutorials are the great way to learn using this powerful tool. If you are interested to learn new techniques and want to use Illustrator like a pro then have a look at this collection and follow these tutorials.

The tutorials presented below are the step by step guide so that you can easily grab the technique. We hope that you will like this collection and find these tutorials useful for you. Enjoy looking into this collection and have more fun in using them for your works

Create a Detailed Dynamite Illustration

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed dynamite illustration. We’ll start by turning some plain text into a symbol, and by making some simple rectangles. Once we have our starting shapes, we’ll continue with some Extrude&Bevel and Warp effects plus some Pathfinder options along with a bunch of basic blending techniques. For the final touches we’ll use some complex linear gradients and some blur effects.

Working With Irregular Shapes in Gradient Mesh in Adobe Illustrator

Creating a Gradient Mesh from a rectangle or an ellipse is pretty easy and straightforward. When you have to work with an acutely curved shape, it becomes much more difficult. Here’s a technique that will do the trick, and save you from frustration!

Create a Detailed, UFO Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create an UFO illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid. Next, using basic tools, effects and vector shape building techniques along with the Mesh Tool you will learn how to create the main UFO components.

It’s Guy Fawkes Night! Create a Bonfire With Blends in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, you will learn a new technique for creating fire in Adobe Illustrator, with the Blend Tool, which is much easier than with the Mesh Tool. Let’s begin!

Create a Printer Illustration

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed printer illustration. We’ll start with two simple rectangles and some basic vector shape building techniques. Once we have our starting shapes we’ll continue with some Pathfinder options, a bunch of complex linear gradients and some simple effects. For the highlights we’ll use some simple blending techniques along with some new effects and pixel perfect vector shape building techniques.

Create a Detailed Scanner Illustration

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed scanner illustration. We’ll start with a bunch of simple shapes, some basic vector shape building techniques, several effects and the round any corner script. Once we have our starting shapes we’ll continue with some Pathfinder options, several new effects plus some basic masking techniques. For the final touches we will use some simple blending.

Create a Vinyl Record Player Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a vinyl player icon in Adobe Illustrator. For starters, using a simple grid and the snap to grid feature along with basic tools you will create the main shapes. Next, you will learn how to create a conical gradient using a somewhat complex mesh.

Create a Simple Drop-Down Menu

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed web element, a simple drop-down menu. We’ll start with a bunch rectangles and simple paths, some basic vector shape building techniques and the Rounded Corners effect. Once we have our starting shapes we’ll continue with the colors. We’ll use multiple fills and strokes along with the Drop Shadow effect and some simple blending techniques. Finally, we’ll add the text. Let’s get started.

Create a Set of Sleek Web Ribbons

In the following Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to create a set of sleek web ribbons. We’ll start with two simple shapes and some basic masking techniques. Next, using a simple rectangle and some simple vector shape building techniques we’ll create the overall ribbon shape. Once we have the starting shapes we’ll continue with the smaller parts. Using some Pathfinder options, several Warp and Gaussian Blur effects plus some basic blending techniques we’ll add the final touches.

How To Create A Water Lily In Illustrator

This tutorial shows the basic steps I followed; but in creating this flower, I did way more than what is presented here. You see, every creation is never straightforward or perfect right away. It takes some trial and error, because I also needed to find the method that can be most easily explained.

How to Use the New Pencil Tool in Adobe Illustrator

Quite recently Adobe Illustrator CC’s Pencil Tool (N) has been updated, refreshed, and changed to be more precise and rival the ease of creating complex shapes with that of the Pen Tool (P). Let’s take this fresh tool for a spin with a fun, stylized plant design.

Create a Simple Speedometer Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a simple speedometer illustration in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll be using some basic tools and blending techniques to achieve this icon, so let’s get to it!

Create Simple Flowers With Gradient Mesh in Adobe Illustrator

Follow this tutorial and learn how to create beautiful flowers with the help of the Gradient Mesh function in Adobe Illustrator. We will start with the shape of the petal then using the Gradient Mesh we will add the mesh points and color it.

Create a Chemistry Tubes Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a chemistry tubes text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a grid and how to create a simply piece of text. Using basic tools and effects along with the Snap to Grid feature you will learn how to create the main shape.

Create an Alphabetti Spaghetti Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create an alphabetti spaghetti text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to create a simple rectangle and a piece of text and how to easily place them in the center of your artboard. Next, using basic vector shape building techniques you will learn how to create the main compound paths.

Create a Christmas, Knitted Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a knitted text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create a set of art brushes. Next, using these little brushes, some basic grouping techniques and two Transform effects you will create the main knits.

Create a Tic Tac Toe Mobile App Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a simple icon for a Tic Tac Toe game. For starters you will learn how to create a radial mesh, how to easily mask it and how to add a subtle texture using the Appearance panel, basic blending techniques and some raster effects.

How to Create a Digital Doodled Snowflake in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a digital doodled snowflake in adobe illustrator.

Create a Series of Colorful Vector Starfish in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a series of colorful vector starfish in adobe illustrator.

Use Inkscape to Create a Pair of Sunglasses With Ease

In this tutorial, we’ll be designing a cool pair of sunglasses. These sunglasses use a lot of different shapes comprised from multiple techniques throughout Inkscape. We’ll cover simple things such as drawing shapes, to some more complex things like path operations.

Create a Stack of Wooden Boxes in Adobe Illustration

In the following steps you will learn how to create pixel perfect shapes using the grid, basic vector shape building techniques and Pathfinder options, how to save and use graphics styles or gradients, how to take full advantage of the Appearance panel or the Transform effect, how to add subtle textures using raster effects and masking techniques, how to add shading and highlights using basic blending techniques, how to cleverly organize your shapes and paths and how to easily recolor and multiply your final illustration.

Create a Detailed Circuit Board Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a circuit board text effect in Adobe Illustrator. In the beginning you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the main circuit board shape using basic tool and effect along with some Pathfinder options.

Transit Maps

Now, while you’re not going to get a video tut out of me — I don’t have the resources, time or know-how to produce one of those — I can and will share my battle-tested personal approach to this problem.

Create a Floral St. Valentine’s Postcard in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial we are going to create a cute, floral Saint Valentine’s card in Adobe Illustrator, using simple shapes and Shape Builder Tool. You don’t need any advanced drawing skills for making such card and you can easily create it without using a graphic tablet.

How to Create an Anaglyphic Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a simple anaglyphic text effect in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll start with a simple piece of text and some basic aligning tips. Next, using the Appearance panel, some simple blending techniques and a bunch of Transform effects you will learn how to create the anaglyphic effect. Finally, using subtle Drop Shadow effects you will add a bit of depth for your text.

Create a Detailed Christmas Lights Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed Christmas lights text effects in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create pixel perfect shapes using basic tools, effects and vector shape building techniques.

How to Create a Traditional Wreath in Adobe Illustrator

Wreaths are a popular addition to traditional looking logos and emblems, and creating them is easy in Adobe Illustrator. In this tutorial you will learn how to quickly create a wreath for emblems, logos or stamps.

Get It While It’s Hot! Create a Detailed BBQ in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed barbecue illustration. For starters you will learn how to create a simple pattern brush which will be use to create the grill along with a bunch of Transform and some basic blending techniques.

Create a Detailed Wreath in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial we will learn how to create a festive and glittering wreath with the help of self-made brushes in Adobe Illustrator. Let’s get started!

How to Create a Pattern Suitable for Royalty in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a complex symmetrical pattern using Adobe Illustrator together with the additional tools of MirrorMe, allowing you to create instant symmetry, the Smart Remove Brush, enabling you to remove excess points with one stroke, and ColliderScribe, giving you precision and speed when placing objects adjacently. So, let’s start getting more familiar with some of the high-tech aspects in vector graphics!

How to Create an Enchanting Broom in Adobe Illustrator

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a broom illustration in Adobe Illustrator. In the first steps you will learn how to create the wooden stick using only a simple rectangle and the Appearance panel. Next, you will learn how to create two art brushes, how to create a simple blend, how to cleverly use the Warp effects, how to easily mask your shapes and how to save a simple graphic style.

Use Pattern Brushes to Create a Shoe Lace Text Effect in Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a laces text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to create the main lace shapes using a simple rectangle, three Transform effects and some basic vector shape building techniques.

Create a Detailed Coffee Maker Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a detailed coffee maker illustration in Adobe Illustrator. Starting with the base, you will learn how to use a simple 3D Extrude & Bevel effect and how to add depth or shading using basic blending and vector shape building techniques.

Create a Daft Punk GIF Animation Using Illustrator and Photoshop

I’m going to show you how you can create an animated Daft Punk helmet GIF using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. This tutorial requires a bit of time but it will all be worth it when you see your helmet come to life, so lets get popping.

Create a Detailed Envelope Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed envelope illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a grid and how to create a pattern and a simple graphic style. Next, using that pattern along with some basic tools and vector shape building techniques you will learn how to create the essential pieces of the envelope.

How to Draw a Sweet Cherry Chocolate Cake Slice in Adobe Illustrator

Today I’m going to show you how to create a quick, cute, “no-bake” cherry chocolate cake in Adobe Illustrator with a heavy emphasis on the Pen Tool (P) and transparent gradients. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to make such a delight from scratch.

How to Create a Paper Quill Holiday Greeting in Adobe Illustrator

Follow along for a tutorial on bringing this art form to your desktop via Adobe Illustrator CC, where we’ll play with fonts, brush styles, and faking some studio lighting for a seasonal greeting.

Mwah! Create a Fabulous Semi Realistic Lipstick in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial you will learn how to draw a realistic lipstick from scratch in Adobe Illustrator and from it you will create other versions. It starts from basic shapes so you don’t have to worry about your Pen Tool skills. You will use Warp effects and Art Brushes to create reflections and highlights. Also, I will introduce you the Adjust Color Balance option which is great for creating different versions of the same lipstick. Let’s begin!

How to Create a Vintage, Camping Lantern Icon in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed old lamp illustration in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to prepare your document. Next, you will learn the basics of pixel perfect vector shapes building techniques.

Create a Video Poker Game Interface in Adobe Illustrator – Part Two

In the following steps you will learn how to create the rest of the poker machine. First, using basic blending and vector shape building techniques along with a simple blend you will create the buttons area. Next, you’ll learn how to save some simple symbols. Using these symbols along with several Transform and 3d Extrude & Bevel effects you will learn how to create the buttons.

Create a Portal Without a Portal Gun in Adobe Illustrator

Welcome to the Vector Enrichment Center! The purpose of this test is to check if some people are able to create portals without the Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device, more commonly known as Portal Gun. Our sources report that Adobe Illustrator can be equally effective when using brushes and blurs. Cake, and grief counseling, will be available at the conclusion of the test.

Create a Detailed Lighthouse Landscape in Adobe Illustrator – Tuts+ Premium

In this tutorial, you will learn the step by step process of creating a detailed lighthouse landscape, in Adobe Illustrator. If you are looking to take your skills to the next level then Log in or Join Now to get started!

How to Create a Spooky Eyeball with Veins in Adobe Illustrator

Here you’ll learn how to create an eyeball with veins in Adobe Illustrator, a classic item for Halloween. At first we will make the plain eyeball which is made from ellipses then we’ll continue with the veins having different widths.

Create a Detailed Coffee Beans Text Effect in Adobe Illustrator

In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed coffee beans text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to create a scatter brush and a simple art brush. Using these brushes along with some basic tools, effects and blending techniques plus the Round Any Corner script you will learn how to create a detailed coffee bean illustration and how to easily turn them into symbols.





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