There’s a lack of good illustrator blogs out their at the moment, so I’ve decided to compile a roundup of a 16 of my own personal favourite design blogs for learning how to use illustrator. If of missed any from the list it would great if you could share it with us in the comments below.
1) Vector Tuts
Vector tuts is one of the best vector sites at the moment its updated regularly and its got good content offering new tutorials and freebies for readers regularly through out the week.
The best illustrator website for weekly vector inspiration, it also has useful tutorials and freebies for its readers. The editor is Ryan Putnam whose an awesome illustrator who also writes for vector tuts.
3) Vector Diary
Blog spoon graphics a great site which offers simple tutorials for illustrator newbie’s and experts, which you can learn some useful tips and tricks.
5) Ai burn
Ai burn is not updated as much as it use to be but is still a great blog with awesome content. The site editor is Sean Hodge the editor of PSD Tuts and Vector Tuts two of best design tutorial websites at the moment.
Aivault features great freebies and tutorials every thing you will need in order to learn how to use illustrators basics and it most advanced features.
Veerle’s blog is ran by a graphic/web designer living in Belgium. The blog is a personal journal to an online source for topics ranging from XHTML/CSS to adobe illustrator graphic design tips.
The web designer wall is not a blog dedicated to illustrator, but it does have the odd illustrator tutorial which is usually good showing basic techniques which can be accomplished using illustrator.
Colorburned is beginning to have some superb illustrator tutorials featured on their site, Its definitely a great design blog worth watching out for to discover new illustrator tutorials.
10) Layers Magazine
What i liked most about layers magazine is that some of the tutorials are video tutorials which are a lot more easier to follow.
Digital Arts online is great design magazine and the blog is just as good as the magazine. The blog consists of mainly advanced illustrator and photoshop tutorials.
12) ndesign studio
Step-by-step Adobe Illustrator tutorials with original source file download. These Illustrator techniques are intended for intermediate users (require some basic knowledge of Illustrator).
Only a few illustrator tutorials on this blog, but the site is still growing with some very useful tutorials worth checking out.
This blog was created and developed by Fabio Sasso, a Brazilian designer living in Porto Alegre (south of Brazil). Abduzeedo offers great illustrator tutorials and inspiration for illustrators.
learnai is a design blog featuring all the best adobe illustrator tutorials from all around the web.
Go Media is a group of guys and girls who are passionate about art and graphic design. Their blog is basically filled with lots of helpful tutorials illustrator and also photshop tutotorials.
16) Design Chair
Design Chair a great site to find the best illustrator tutorials on the internet, the blog is ran by the Creative Nerds team and is updated daily with awesome tutorials.